Acineta hagsateri Salazar & Soto Arenas 2002 publ. 2003 Photos by R Jimenez

FragrancePartial Shade WarmCool Summer

Common Name Hagsater's Acineta [Mexican Orchid Botanist current]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Guerrero and Oaxaca states of Mexico in humid oak forests at elevations around 800 to 2000 meters as a medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte or terrestrial with ovoid, furrowed pseudobulbs carrying 4 apical, plicate, ascending, coriaceous, elliptic, basally attenuate in a channeled pseudopetiole, acute to acuminate apically leaves that blooms in the summer on a pendent, 16" [40 cm] long, loosely 20 to 25 flowered inflorescence carrying fragrant [Cinnamon], simultaneously opening, resupinate flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 5-6 Plate 514 Hagsater & Salazar 2002 drawing fide; Algunas Orquideas de Oaxaca Suarez 2004 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 70 #4 2006 photo fide;