Acanthephippium bicolor

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Acanthephippium bicolor Lindl.

Orchidaceae

Life form: perennial

  10

Arrangement: not specified
Leaves: evergreen

Shape: linear

Division: simple

Shape: not specified
Fruit: not specified

 

Inflorescence: not specified

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Liliopsida
Subclassis:
Liliidae
Superordo:
Lilianae
Ordo:
Orchidales

Acanthephippium bicolor is a perennial.

Naming

Acanthephippium bicolor was described by John Lindley. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

Acanthephippium bicolor is a species in the genus Acanthephippium which contains 13 species and belongs to the family of the Orchidaceae (Orchid Family). The type species of the genus is Acanthephippium javanicum.

Characteristics

Growth

Leaves

Acanthephippium bicolor is evergreen. The leaves are simple. They are linear with entire margins.

Flowers and Fruits

Root System

Distribution

Acanthephippium bicolor is native to Sri Lanka. It is a protected species according to the Washington Convention.

Cultivation

The perennials tolerate temperatures only above at least 1°C (USDA zone 10).

Uses

Maintenance and Propagation

Cultivars

Pests and Diseases

Literature

  • Walter Erhardt, Erich Götz, Nils Bödeker, Siegmund Seybold: Der große Zander. Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart 2008, ISBN 978-3-8001-5406-7. (Ger.)
  • Christoper Brickell (Editor-in-chief): RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. Third edition. Dorling Kindersley, London 2003, ISBN 0-7513-3738-2.

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