Acineta antioquiae Schltr.1917

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Lip Detail

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Flower closeup

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Common Name or Meaning The Antioquia Acineta [A department of Colombia]

Found in Antioquia department of Colombia as a large sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a pendant many flowered inflorescence which occurs in the spring and summer carrying fragrant flowers.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Colombian Orchid Vol 1 COS 1990 photo ok; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 37/38 pg 2309 - 2436 Brieger 1999 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 70 #4 2006 photo fide; Orchids of Tropical America an introduction and guide Meisel 2014 photo fide; Orchids, A Colombian Treasure Vol 1 Ortiz & Uribe 2014 drawing/photo fide