This genus has around 21 species of epiphyte orchids (sometimes litophytes). They require of a moderated luminosity, mild nigths and constant humidity in its roots.
This specie can be found at elevations of 1850 meters, being an orchid that prefers colder weathers. Its flowers are medium-sized and yellow, they also have a sweet fragrance but is not as strong as the Stanhopea’s.
The Acinetas is a genus where its species grow as strong epiphytes. Plants that goes from the center of Mexico to Ecuador. The name of this genus was taken from the greek word "Akinetos" that means "still" in allusion to the labelum of the flower that is firmly attached to the column.
The Acinetas are also known as "Little cows"
Native to Venezuela and Colombia
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Las plantas pierden sus hojas anualmente, en ese momento se ponen amarillas y caen. Eso es normal y no debe asustarse. Durante ese periodo puede reducir el riego al mínimo.
Cuando está creciendo con brotes, hojas y flores debe regar abundantemente. Son plantas tolerantes a una gama de luz amplia y crecen bien en el piso.
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