Acanthephippium mantinianum

Acanthephippium mantinianum

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

Acanthephippium mantinianum is a species in the genus Acanthephippium.


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


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


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.


Common Names: Mantin's Acanthephippium


  1. Acanthophippium mantinianum L. Linden & Cogn. 1897

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