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Acianthera prolifera

Acianthera prolifera

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

Acianthera prolifera is a species in the Acianthera genus.


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


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


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.


Common Name: The Rich Fruiting Acianthera


  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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