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Christensonella acicularis

Maxillaria acicularis

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
SubTribe: Maxillariinae
Genus: Christensonella
Species: C. acicularis
Alliance:
Binomial name
Christensonella acicularis
Szlach., Mytnik, Górniak & Smiszek 2006


Christensonella acicularis is a species in the Christensonella genus.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in the summer with a single 2 cm wide flower. Flowers are fragrant.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found in southern and southeastern Brazil.

CultureEdit

Plant can be grown in a fine bark medium, full sphagnum moss, or mounted on treefern or cork. Grow in cool to warm conditions with medium amounts of light. Water regularly and keep mix moist but not wet. Plant require semi-dry rest through the winter month.

NamingEdit

Common Name: The Small Needle Christensonella

SynonymsEdit

  1. Maxillaria acicularis var. brevifolia Cogn.
  2. Maxillaria acicularis Herb. ex Lindl. 1837

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