Acineta superba

  • severe
  • yes
  • Windowsill/Greenhouse
€29.50 *

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Product information "Acineta superba"
Name: Acineta superba, (Kunth) Rchb..f. 1862
Synonyms:

Acineta collosa, Sander 1898
Acineta colmani, R.H. Torr. 1904
Acineta fulva, Kl. 1852
Acineta humboldtii, [Lindl.] Lindley 1843
Acineta humboldtii var. fulva, (Hook.) B.S.Williams 1894
Acineta humboldtii var. schilleriana, Rchb.f. 1855
Acineta humboldtii var. straminea, B.S.Williams 1871
Acineta schilleriana, (Rchb.f.) Rchb.f. 1863
Acineta superba var. chrysantha, Rchb.f. ex Stein 1892
Acineta supurba var. fulva, Schlechter 1917
Acineta superba var. straminea, (B.S.Williams) Stein 1892
Anguloa superba, Kunth 1815
Peristeria humboldtii, Lindl. 1843
Peristeria humboldtii, Lindl. var fulva Hook. 1845

Etymology:

superba = extraordinary, superb

Propagation: seed
Origin: Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru
Habitat:

epiphytic, high in the canopy of wet montane forests at elevations of 800 to 1950 meters 

Notes:

Acineta superba should be cultivated in a hanging pot or basket, the inflorescence stems ebb sideways or directly downwards. The flowers are waxy and have a light vanilla scent. The flower stems are up to 60cm long, the colouring of the flower depends on the age of the flower, with increasing age they become more colour-intensive.

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