Acanthephippium javanicum

Acanthephippium javanicum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Arethuseae
SubTribe: Bletiinae
Genus: Acanthephippium
Species: Aca. javanicum
Binomial name
Acanthephippium javanicum
Blume 1825

Acanthephippium javanicum is a species in the genus Acanthephippium.


Plant blooms in early winter with several 3.5 cm wide

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"Curtis's botanical magazine" vol. 76

fragrant flowers.


Plant is found growing on Malaysia, Java, Sumatra, and the Philippines.


Plants should be grown in shade with intermediate to warm temperatures. Grow in a well drained terrestrial mix with medium bark and perlite. Plants do not like to be repotted often. Keep plant media moist and water regularly during growth season. During winter reduce watering.


Common Names: The Java Acanthephippium

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