Acianthera crinita

Acianthera crinita

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Acianthera
Species: Acia. crinita
Binomial name
Acianthera crinita
(Barb.Rodr.) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase 2001

Acianthera crinita is a species in the Acianthera genus.


Plant blooms at any time with a 0.5 cm wide flower.


Plant is found growing in the coastal forests of Brazil.


Keep plant in partial shade. Plant can be grown in cool to warm conditions. Pot the plant in fine bark with perlite or sphagnum moss. Water regularly and keep potting media moist.


Common Name: The Long Haired Acianthera


  1. Pleurothallis crinita Barb. Rodr. 1877
  2. Acianthera renipetala (Barb.Rodr.) Luer 2004
  3. Cryptophoranthus kautskyi Pabst 1976
  4. Lepanthes crinita (Barb. Rodr.) Barb. Rodr. 1881
  5. Lepanthes renipetala Barb. Rodr. 1881
  6. Pleurothallis renipetala (Barb. Rodr.) Cogn. 1896
  7. Specklinia crinita (Barb.Rodr.) F.Barros 1983

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