Acianthera pectinata (Lindl.) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase
Acianthera pectinata is a perennial.
Acianthera pectinata was already described and the name validly published by John Lindley. It was Alec Melton Pridgeon and Mark Wayne Chase, however, who reclassified it into todays valid botanical systematics in 2001.
Acianthera pectinata is a species in the genus Acianthera which contains approximately 202 to 206 species and belongs to the family of the Orchidaceae (Orchid Family). The type species of the genus is Acianthera recurva.
Acianthera pectinata has simple leaves. The leaves are linear and entire.
Flowers and Fruits
Acianthera pectinata flowers from May to July.
Acianthera pectinata is native to Brazil. It is a protected species according to the Washington Convention.
The perennials prefer a shady situation. They tolerate temperatures only above at least 1Â°C (USDA zone 10).
Maintenance and Propagation
Pests and Diseases
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