Acrorchis roseola


Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Laeliinae
Genus: Acrorchis
Species: A. roseola
Binomial name
Acrorchis roseola
Dressler 1990

Acrorchis roseola is a plant in the genus Acrorchis.


It is clump-forming, magenta-colored orchid, reaching a height of 15 cm. The sepals and petals of its small flowers have distinct lengths and shapes. The base of the lip has a white color on the margins.


Plant is found growing on trees and mossy rocks in Costa Rica and Panama at elevations of 900 to 1800 meters.



Common Name: The rose Acrorchis


  • Robert L. Dressler: Acrorchis, a new genus from the mountains of Panama and Costa Rica. In: Orquídea (Mexico City) 12(1): 11–17. 1990 Online, abgerufen am 24.01.2008

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