Acanthephippium javanicum

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Acanthephippium javanicum Blume

Orchidaceae

Life form: perennial

  10

Arrangement: not specified
Leaves: evergreen

Shape: linear

Division: simple

Shape: not specified
Fruit: not specified

36C / ffb5bb 

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 javanicum is a perennial.

Naming

Acanthephippium javanicum was described by Carl Ludwig von Blume. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

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

Characteristics

Growth

Leaves

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

Flowers and Fruits

Acanthephippium javanicum produces light dusky pink flowers.


Root System

Distribution

Acanthephippium javanicum is native to the Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Java and Borneo.

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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