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Lepanthes larvina

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


Lepanthes larvina is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Lepanthes.

Description[]

Plant blooms in the fall with several 5 mm flowers.

Distribution[]

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

Culture[]

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.

Naming[]

Common Names: The Grimace Lepanthes

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