Acineta chrysantha

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Acineta chrysantha (C.Morren) Lindl. & Paxton

Orchidaceae

Life form: perennial

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Arrangement: not specified
Leaves:

Shape: linear

Division: simple

Shape: orchid-shaped
Fruit: silicule

 

Inflorescence: raceme

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

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

Acineta chrysantha is a perennial.

Naming

Acineta chrysantha was already described and the name validly published by Charles François Antoine Morren. It was John Lindley, however, who reclassified it into todays valid botanical systematics .

Taxonomy

Acineta chrysantha 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.

Characteristics

Growth

Leaves

Acineta chrysantha has simple leaves. The leaves are linear and entire.

Flowers and Fruits

Acineta chrysantha produces racemes of orchid-shaped flowers from September to October.

The perennials produce silicules.

Root System

Distribution

Acineta chrysantha is native to Costa Rica, Panama and Colombia. 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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