Lepanthes turialvae

Lepanthes turialvae

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Lepanthes
Species: Lths. turialvae
Binomial name
Lepanthes turialvae
Rchb. f. 1855

Lepanthes turialvae is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Lepanthes.


Plant blooms in the winter with a single successive 2.5 mm flower.


Plant is found growing in the cloud forest of Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia and Venezuela at elevations of 600 to 2200 meters


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


Common Names: Turialba Lepanthes


  1. Lepanthes brenesii Schltr. 1923
  2. Lepanthes quetzalensis Luer & Behar 1990
  3. Lepanthes scopula Schltr. 1920

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