Acianthera bragae

Acianthera bragae

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Acianthera
Species: Acia. bragae
Binomial name
Acianthera bragae
(Ruschi) F.Barros 2003

Acianthera bragae is a species in the Acianthera genus.


Plant blooms in the fall with several 2 cm wide flowers.


Plant is found growing in the south eastern forest of Brazil.


Keep plant in bright light. Plant can be grown in intermediate conditions. Pot the plant in fine bark with perlite or sphagnum moss. Water regularly and keep potting media moist.


Common Name:Braga's Acianthera


  1. Acianthera sarracenia (Luer) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase 2001
  2. Geocalpa pubescens (Barb. Rodr.) Brieger 1975
  3. Phloeophila pubescens [Barb Rod.] Garay 1974
  4. Physosiphon bragae Ruschi 1970
  5. Physosiphon pubescens Barb. Rodr. 1877
  6. Sarracenella pubescens (Barb. Rodr.) Luer 1981
  7. Pleurothallis sarracenia Luer 1986

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