Acineta densa

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Acineta densa Lindl.

Orchidaceae

Life form: perennial

 

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 densa is a perennial.

Naming

Acineta densa was described by John Lindley in 1850. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

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

Flowers and Fruits

Acineta densa produces orchid-shaped flowers that are arranged in racemes.

The perennials produce silicules.

Root System

Distribution

It is a protected species according to the Washington Convention.

Cultivation

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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