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Acanthephippium mantinianum

Acanthephippium mantinianum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Arethuseae
SubTribe: Bletiinae
Genus: Acanthephippium
Species: Aca. mantinianum
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Binomial name
Acanthephippium mantinianum
Linden & Cogn. 1897


Acanthephippium mantinianum is a species in the genus Acanthephippium.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in the spring with up to five flowers. Flowers are fragrant and 5 cm wide.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found growing in montane forest of the Philippines at elevations of 500 to 1500 meters

CultureEdit

Plants should be grown in shade with intermediate 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.

NamingEdit

Common Names: Mantin's Acanthephippium

SynonymsEdit

  1. Acanthophippium mantinianum L. Linden & Cogn. 1897

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