Lepanthes papyrophylla

Lepanthes papyrophylla

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Lepanthes
Species: Lths. papyrophylla
Binomial name
Lepanthes papyrophylla
Rchb.f. 1856

Lepanthes papyrophylla is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Lepanthes.


Plant blooms in the spring with several successive 5mm flowers.


Plant is found growing in Ecuador at elevations around 2150 to 2450 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 Papery Leaved Lepanthes

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