Lepanthes ruscifolia

Lepanthes ruscifolia

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Lepanthes
Species: Lths. ruscifolia
Binomial name
Lepanthes ruscifolia
Rchb.f. 1850

Lepanthes ruscifolia is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Lepanthes.


Plant blooms in the fall with a single 5 mm wide flower.


Plant is found growing in the cloud forest of French Guiana, Surinam, Venezuela at elevations of 1800 to 2475 meters


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


Common Names:The Ruschia-Like Leaf Lepanthes

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