Acianthera pubescens

Acianthera pubescens

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

Acianthera pubescens is a species in the Acianthera genus.


Plant blooms in the from summer to winter with several 5 mm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.


Plant is found growing in the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rica, Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, French Guiana, Surinam, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina at elevations of 500 to 1900 meters


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


Acianthera pubescens bzl Acianthera pubescens Sepals and petals are white, lip is white and spotted


Common Name: The Fine Haired Acianthera


  1. Pleurothallis pubescens Lindl. 1836
  2. Humboldtia bufonis (Klotzsch) Kuntze 1891
  3. Humboldtia polystachya Ruiz & Pav 1798
  4. Humboldtia pubescens (Lindl.) Kuntze ?
  5. Humboldtia smithiana (Lindl.) Kuntze?
  6. Humboldtia truxillensis (Rchb. f.) Kuntze?
  7. Humboldtia vittata (Lindl.) Kuntze?
  8. Humboltia bufonis (Klotzsch) Kuntze 1891
  9. Humboltia polystachya (A. Rich. & Galeotti) Kuntze 1891
  10. Humboltia pubescens (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891
  11. Humboltia smithiana (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891
  12. Humboltia truxillensis (Rchb. f.) Kuntze 1891
  13. Pleurothallis bourgeaui Kraenzl. 1920
  14. Pleurothallis bufonis Klotzsch 1854
  15. Pleurothallis coriacea Bello 1883
  16. Pleurothallis janeirensis Barb. Rodr. 1882
  17. Pleurothallis mandibularis Kraenzl. 1920
  18. Pleurothallis picta Hook 1842
  19. Pleurothallis polystachya A. Rich. & Galeotti 1845
  20. Pleurothallis porphyrantha Kraenzl. 1921
  21. Pleurothallis riograndensis Barb. Rodr. 1882
  22. Pleurothallis riograndensis var. longicaulis Cogn. 1896
  23. Pleurothallis smithiana Lindl. 1843
  24. Pleurothallis truxillensis Rchb. f. 1854
  25. Pleurothallis vittata Lindl. 1838

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