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Acianthera prolifera

Acianthera prolifera

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Acianthera
Species: Acia. prolifera
Alliance:
Binomial name
Acianthera prolifera
(Herb. ex Lindl.) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase 2001


Acianthera prolifera is a species in the Acianthera genus.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms at any time with several successive 5 to 6 mm wide flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found growing in Guyana, Venezuela, Bolivia and Rio De Janiero, Distrito federal, Bahia, Minas Gerais and Sao Paulo Brazil at elevations of 1000 to 1600 meters

CultureEdit

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

NamingEdit

Common Name: The Rich Fruiting Acianthera

SynonymsEdit

  1. Pleurothallis prolifera Herb. ex Lindl. 1830
  2. Humboldtia prolifera (Herb. ex Lindl.) Kuntze 1891
  3. Humboltia prolifera (Herb. ex Lindl.) Kuntze 1891
  4. Pleurothallis lithophila Barb. Rodr. 1907

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