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Acianthera casapensis

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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Acianthera
Species: Acia. casapensis
Binomial name
Acianthera casapensis
(Lindl.) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase 2001

Acianthera casapensis is a species in the Acianthera genus.


Plant blooms in the winter with several 1 cm wide flowers.


Plant is found growing in the wet montane forest of Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Venezuela at elevations of 600 to 2800 meters


Keep plant in partial shade. Plant can be grown in intermediate conditions. Pot the plant in fine bark with perlite or sphagnum moss. Water regularly and keep potting media moist.


Common Name: The Acianthera of Casa


  1. Pleurothallis casapensis Lindl. 1842
  2. Acianthera chamensis (Lindl.) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase 2001
  3. Acianthera coffeicola (Schltr.) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase 2001
  4. Acianthera harpophylla (Rchb.f.) Luer 2004
  5. Acianthera mexiae (Luer) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase 2001
  6. Acianthera phyllostachys (Schltr.) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase 2001
  7. Humboldtia casapensis (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891
  8. Humboldtia chamensis (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891
  9. Humboldtia harpophylla (Rchb.f.) Kuntze 1891
  10. Humboltia casapensis (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891
  11. Humboltia chamensis (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891
  12. Pleurothallis chamensis Lindl. 1846
  13. Pleurothallis chamensis var. tenuis C. Schweinf. 1942
  14. Pleurothallis coffeicola Schltr. 1929
  15. Pleurothallis harpophylla Rchb.f. 1855
  16. Pleurothallis mexiae Luer 1999
  17. Pleurothallis phyllostachys Schltr. 1921
  18. Pleurothallis triangularis Klotzsch & H. Karst. 1847
  19. Pleurothallis triquetra Klotzsch ex Lindl. 1859