Acineta alticola C.Schweinf. 1951

Disected flower Photos by Gunter Gerlach and His Stanhopinae Website

Fragrance Deep Shade Warm CoolSpring

Common Name The Extreme Elevation Acineta

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Venezuela on sandstone bluffs, open forests, tepui summits and lowland forests at elevations of 500 to 2500 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte or occasional terrestrial or lithophyte with cylindrical, longitudianlly rugose pseudobulbs carrying plicate leaves that blooms in the spring on a pendent to suberect, to 12 flowered inflorescence and carries fragrant flowers.

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Venezuelan Orchids Illustrated Vol 3 Dunsterville & Garay 1965 Drawing fide; Flora de Venezuela Volumen 15 Parte 4 Foldats 1970 drawing fide; Orchids of Venezuela, An Illustrated Field Guide Vol 1 Dunsterville & Garay 1979 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 37-8 1999 drawing fide; Orchids of Venezuela [An illustrated field guide] Vol. 1 Ramiro and Carnevali 2000 drawing fide;Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana Vol 7 Steyermark, Berry, Yatskievych and Holst 2003 drawing ok;

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