Acianthera decipiens

Acianthera decipiens

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

Acianthera decipiens is a species in the Acianthera genus.


Plant blooms in the spring with one to three 5 mm wide flowers.


Plant is found growing in Costa Rica to Ecuador and Venezuela at elevations of 300 to 2000 meters


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: The Deceiving Acianthera


  1. Pleurothallis decipiens Ames & C. Schweinf. 1925
  2. Pleurothallis pterocaulis L.O. Williams 1940

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