Acianthera glanduligera

Acianthera glanduligera

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

Acianthera glanduligera is a species in the Acianthera genus.


Plant blooms from fall to winter with up to five 1 cm wide flowers.


Plant is found growing in the forest of Eastern Brazil at elevations around 900 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 Gland Bearing Acianthera


  1. Pleurothallis glanduligera Lindl. 1836
  2. Acianthera cryptoceras (Rchb.f.) F.Barros 2003
  3. Acianthera glanduligera (Lindl.) Luer 2004
  4. Acianthera iguapensis (Schltr.) F.Barros 2004
  5. Anathallis iguapensis (Schltr.) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase 2001
  6. Humboldtia glanduligera (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891
  7. Pleurothallis altoserrana Hoehne 1929
  8. Pleurothallis cearensis Schltr. 1921
  9. Pleurothallis cryptoceras Rchb. 1886
  10. Pleurothallis iguapensis Schltr. 1922

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