Lepanthes larvina

Lepanthes larvina

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Lepanthes
Species: Lths. larvina
Binomial name
Lepanthes larvina
Luer & R. Escobar 1984

Lepanthes larvina is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Lepanthes.


Plant blooms in the fall with several 5 mm flowers.


Plant is found in the cloud forest of Colombia at elevations of 1800 to 2500 meters


Keep plant in partial shade. Plant can be grown in cool to intermediate conditions. Pot the plant in fine bark with perlite or sphagnum moss. Water regularly and keep potting media moist.


Common Names: The Grimace Lepanthes

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