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Orchid Species: Acianthera cubensis

Kew currently accepted name is Acianthera rubroviridis

Acianthera cubensis is an orchid species identified by (Lindl.) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase in 2001. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Acianthera rubroviridis.
Genus
Acianthera (Acia.)
Grex
cubensis
Parents
Species
Author
(Lindl.) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase
Year
2001
ORIGIN: Found in Cuba, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru in wet montane forests as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte at elevations of 950 to 1600 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Found in Cuba, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru in wet montane forests as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte at elevations of 950 to 1600 meters with a basally terete ramicaul that gradually widens to the ancipitous apex with 2 distichous, short to elongate sheaths below, and carrying a single, apical, narrowly oblong-elliptic, rugose, shallowly emarginate, gradually narrowing below into the shortly conduplicate base leaf that blooms in nature in the spring on a fasiculate, few flowered, subsessile, racemose inflorescence with fleshy, musty smelling flowers.

FLOWER SIZE: 1/5 inch [5 mm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Acianthera Acia rubroviridis 2001 (Lindl.) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase
Add+ Pleurothallis Pths cubensis 1858 Lindl.
Add+ Pleurothallis Pths rubroviridis 1858 Lindl.
Add+ Humboltia Humboltia cubensis 1891 (Lindl.) Kuntze
Add+ Humboltia Humboltia rubroviridis 1891 (Lindl.) Kuntze
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