Saturday, 28 August 2010

Acriopsis Blume 1825


SUBFAMILY Epidendroideae, TRIBE Cymbidieae, SUBTRIBE Acriopsidinae.

It's pseudobulbs are similar to Bulbophyllum Genus, but has 2-4 leaves. Living attached to trees, easily recognized by their bushes white roots. Having many small flowers on their floral bracts.
Is one of the most common orchid in the forests of Borneo and seem to be able to survive in a state exposed to direct sunlight.

List of some species:
Acriopsis carrii
Acriopsis indica
Acriopsis densiflora
Acriopsis liliifolia
Acriopsis ridleyi

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