Acineta barkeri (Bateman) Lindl.
Acineta barkeri is a perennial.
Acineta barkeri was already described and the name validly published by James Bateman. It was John Lindley, however, who reclassified it into todays valid botanical systematics in 1843.
Acineta barkeri is a species in the genus Acineta which contains approximately 17 to 19 species and belongs to the family of the Orchidaceae (Orchid Family). The type species of the genus is Acineta superba.
Acineta barkeri has simple leaves. The leaves are linear and entire.
Flowers and Fruits
Acineta barkeri produces racemes of orchid-shaped flowers from September to November.
The perennials produce silicules.
Acineta barkeri is native to Mexico. It is a protected species according to the Washington Convention.
The perennials tolerate temperatures only above at least 1Â°C (USDA zone 10).
Maintenance and Propagation
Pests and Diseases
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