Acineta hennisiana Schltr. 1917 Photo courtesy of Lourens Grobler

Fragrant Deep ShadeCool

Common Name Hennis' Acineta [German Original Collector of Species early 1900's]

Flower Size

Found in Colombia, may be a synonym of A beyrodtiana, with oblong-elliptic, slightly compressed, shallowly ridged and grooved pseudobulbs carrying 2 to 3, broadly ovate-elliptic, acuminate, attenuate below into the subpetiolate base leaves that blooms on a pendent, peduncle to 6" [15 cm] long, rachis to 22" [55 cm] long, laxly 15 to 17 flowered inflorescnece with ovate, obtuse, shorter than the ovary floral bracts and carrying showy, fleshy, fragrant flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Digest Vol 70 #4 2006 drawing fide;