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Orchid Species: Acronia nossax

Kew currently accepted name is Pleurothallis nossax

Acronia nossax is an orchid species identified by (Luer & R.Escobar) Luer in 2005. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Pleurothallis nossax.
Genus
Acronia (Aro.)
Grex
nossax
Parents
Species
Author
(Luer & R.Escobar) Luer
Year
2005
ORIGIN: Found in Cauca state Colombia at elevations around 2050 to 2300 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Small sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with erect to suberect, slender, terete ramicauls enveloped basally by 1 to 2 close, tubular sheaths and another below the middle and carrying a single, apical, spreading, coriaceous, narrowly ovate, acute, basally sessile and cordate leaf that blooms in the winter on a successive single flowered inflorescence arising through a fugacious spathe and holds the flower close against the leaf base.

FLOWER SIZE: 1 inch [2.5 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Pleurothallis Pths nossax 1981 Luer & R.Escobar
Add+ Zosterophyllanthos Zosterophyllanthos nossax 2006 (Luer & R.Escobar) Szlach. & Kulak
Most awarded/recent cultivars: Pths. nossax 'Huntington's Kettle' (2014) Aro. nossax 'Esperanza' (2007) Pths. nossax 'Orkiddoc' (2003)
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