Sophronitis acuensis

Sophronitis acuensis

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Laeliinae
Genus: Sophronitis
Species: S. acuensis
Binomial name
Sophronitis acuensis
Fowlie 1975

Sophronitis acuensis is a plant in the genus Sophronitis.


Plant bloom in the fall with several 2.5 cm flowers.


Plant is found growing in the Acu and Organ Mountains of Brazil at elevations around 2100 meters


Plants should be grown in medium fir bark with partial to full sun. Plant is a cool to cold growing orchid species. Water approximately once a week. Plant can also be mounted.


Common Name: The Acu Sophronitis


  1. Hadrolaelia acuensis (Fowlie) Chiron & V.P.Castro 2002

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