Acriopsis densiflora Lindl. 1847

Flower Closeup

Photos by Dr. E.F. de Vogel, courtesy of André Schuiteman and Jaap Vermeulen and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website

Common Name or Meaning The Densely Flowered Acriopsis

Flower Size .6" [.8 mm]

Found in the Borneo, Malaysia and Sumatra in lowland forests as a miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with ovoid, laterally rugose pseudobulbs carrying 2, apical, obtuse apically, gradually narrowing below into the petiolate bnase leaves that blooms on a basal, 4.8" [12 cm] long, simple inflorescence with close set flowers

Synonyms Acriopsis borneensis Ridl. 1905; Acriopsis densiflora var. borneensis (Ridl.) Minderh. & de Vogel 1986; Acriopsis densiflora var. densiflora.; Acriopsis purpurea Ridl. 1893

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Monographs Vol 1 De Vogel 1986; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 25 1520 - 1584 Brieger 1991 ; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Wood & Siedenfaden 1992 drawing fide; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Orchids of Sarawak Beaman, Wood, Beaman etal 2001; Orchids of Sarawak Beaman, Wood, Beaman etal 2001 as A densiflora var. borneensis; Wild Orchids of the Casmeron Highlands REACH 2009 photo not = A inopinata;