Acineta moorei Rolfe 1911

Disected flower


Photos by Gunter Gerlach and His Stanhopinae Website

FragrancePartial Shade WarmCoolLATER Spring EARLYSummer

Common Name Moore's Acineta [Director of Edinburgh Botanical Garden 1800's]

Flower Size

Found in Colombia as a medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with three leaved pseudobulbs that blooms in the later spring and early summer on a 12 to 16 [30 to 40 cm] long, 10 to 15 flowered inflorescence and carries fleshy, fragrant flowers.

Often given as a synonym of A hrubyana and appears to be so, but I keep separate because of Gunter's say so.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 1 COS 1991 photo as A beyrodtiana = A moorei fide; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 6 COS 1998 errata as A beyrodtiana = A moorei fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 37/38 pg 2309 - 2436 Brieger 1999 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 70 #4 2006 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 75 No 7 2006 photo fide; Orquideologia Vol 27 #2 2010 photo fide; Orquideas del Valle de Aburra Medellin Colombia Sociedad Colombiana de Orquideologia 2014 photo fide; Of Men and Orchids Part 1 2015 photo fide; Orchids, A Colombian Treasure Vol 1 Ortiz & Uribe 2014 drawing/photo fide; Orquideas de Farallones de Cali Galindo-Tarazona, Haelterman, Zuluaga Trochez and Sebastian Moreno 2020 photo fide