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Orchid Species: Acampe wightiana

Kew currently accepted name is Acampe praemorsa

Acampe wightiana is an orchid species identified by (Lindl. ex Wight) Lindl. in 1853. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Acampe praemorsa.
Genus
Acampe (Acp.)
Grex
wightiana
Parents
Species
Author
(Lindl. ex Wight) Lindl.
Year
1853
ORIGIN: Found in the Eastern Himalayas, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Myanmar as a large sized, monopodial, clump-forming, hot to cool growing epiphyte in semi-deciduous and deciduous dry lowland forests at elevations of sea-level [600] to 1600 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Found in the Eastern Himalayas, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Myanmar as a large sized, monopodial, clump-forming, hot to cool growing epiphyte in semi-deciduous and deciduous dry lowland forests at elevations of sea-level [600] to 1600 meters that should be treated as the genus Vanda culturally and has a stout, erect to curved stem carrying lorate, narrowly oblong, thickly coriceous, keeled, obliquely truncate, slightly notched into 2 unequal lobes, submucronate apically leaves that will bloom in the fall on a short, 1 [2.5 cm] long, many [10 to 12] flowered umbel with miniature fragrant flowers held close in to the leaf axils, if given partial sun and warm temperatures with regular year round watering and feedings.

FLOWER SIZE: 1/2 at largest inches [1.25 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Acampe Acp papillosa 1853 (Lindl.) Lindl.
Add+ Acampe Acp rigida 1970 (Buch.-Ham. ex Sm.) P.F.Hunt
Add+ Gastrochilus Gchls congestus 1891 (Lindl.) Kuntze
Add+ Acampe Acp praemorsa 1932 (Roxb.) Blatt. & McCann
Add+ Acampe Acp congesta 1853 (Lindl.) Lindl.
Add+ Acampe Acp excavata 1853 Lindl.
Add+ Acampe Acp intermedia 1856 Rchb.f.
Add+ Acampe Acp multiflora 1853 (Lindl.) Lindl.
Add+ Acampe Acp penangiana 1896 Ridl.
Add+ Gastrochilus Gchls longifolius 1924 (Lindl.) Kuntze
Add+ Gastrochilus Gchls papillosus 1891 (Lindl.) Kuntze
Add+ Gastrochilus Gchls praemorsus 1891 (Roxb.) Kuntze
Add+ Rhynchostylis Rhy papillosa 1847 (Lindl.) Heynh.
Add+ Sarcochilus Sarco praemorsus 1826 (Roxb.) Spreng.
Add+ Saccolabium Slm papillosum 1833 Dalzell & A.Gibson
Add+ Saccolabium Slm praemorsum 1890 (Roxb.) Hook.f.
Add+ Saccolabium Slm wightianum 1890 (Lindl. ex Wight) Hook.f.
Add+ Sarcanthus Snths praemorsus 1826 (Roxb.) Lindl. ex Spreng.
Add+ Vanda V congesta 1839 Lindl.
Add+ Vanda V fasciata 1853 Gardner ex Lindl.
Add+ Vanda V longifolia 1833 Lindl.
Add+ Vanda V multiflora 1826 Lindl.
Add+ Vanda V wightiana 1851 Lindl. ex Wight
Add+ Aerides Aer rigida 1818 Buch.-Ham. ex Sm. in A.Rees
Add+ Acampe Acp taiwaniana 1974 S.S.Ying
Add+ Vanda V viminea 1930 Guillaumin
Add+ Saccolabium Slm longifolium 1890 (Lindl.) Hook.f.
Add+ Acampe Acp praemorsa var. longepedunculata 2018 (Trimen) Govaerts
Add+ Acampe Acp praemorsa var. praemorsa
Add+ Cymbidium Cym praemorsum 1799 (Roxb.) Sw.
Add+ Saccolabium Slm congestum 1890 (Lindl.) Hook.f.
Add+ Epidendrum Epi praemorsum 1795 Roxb.
Add+ Acampe Acp longifolia 1853 (Lindl.) Lindl.
Most awarded/recent cultivars: Acp. praemorsa var. rigida 'Coban' (1984)
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