Acianthera recurva

Acianthera recurva

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

Acianthera recurva is a species in the Acianthera genus.


Plant blooms in the spring with several 3 mm wide flowers.


Plant is found growing Ecuador, Bolivia and Brazil at elevations of 950 to 1100 meters


Keep plant in partial shade. 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 Bent Acianthera


  1. Acianthera punctata Scheidw. 1842
  2. Humboldtia acianthera (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891
  3. Humboldtia recurva (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891
  4. Humboltia recurva (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891
  5. Pleurothallis acianthera Lindl. 1859
  6. Pleurothallis albipetala (Barb. Rodr.) Hoehne & Schltr. 1921
  7. Pleurothallis bistuberculata Barb. Rodr. 1881
  8. Pleurothallis curitibensis Kraenzl. 1921
  9. Pleurothallis lamproglossa Schltr. 1918
  10. Pleurothallis leucorhoda Schltr. 1925
  11. Pleurothallis lilacina Barb. Rodr. 1877
  12. Pleurothallis lilacina var. albipetala Barb. Rodr. 1881
  13. Pleurothallis lilacina var. microphylla Barb. Rodr. 1882
  14. Pleurothallis maculata Rolfe 1892
  15. Pleurothallis recurva Lindl. 1841
  16. Pleurothallis recurva var. microphylla (Barb.Rodr.) Garay 1954
  17. Pleurothallis regeliana Rchb. f. 1886
  18. Specklinia recurva (Lindl.) F.Barros 1984

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