Acanthephippium pictum

Acanthephippium pictum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Arethuseae
SubTribe: Bletiinae
Genus: Acanthephippium
Species: Aca. pictum
Binomial name
Acanthephippium pictum
Fukuy. 1935

Acanthephippium pictum is a species in the genus Acanthephippium.


Plant blooms in early winter.


Plant is found growing from Nansei-shoto to Taiwan.


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 Painted Acanthephippium


  1. Acanthephippium sylhetense var. pictum (Fukuy.) T.Hashim.,1985

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