Submitted by wellsy on Sat, 29/12/2007 - 13:39
Acrorchis R.L. Dressler 1990 is a monotypic genus from the orchid family Orchidaceae, subfamily Epidendroideae, tribe Epidendreae, subtribe Laeliinae.
The only species, Acrorchis roseola, is an epiphytic orchid that occurs in Costa Rica and Panama at heights between 900 and 2,500 m.
It is clump-forming, magenta-colored orchid, reaching a height of 15 cm. The sepals and petals of its small flowers have distinct lengths and shapes. The base of the lip has a white color on the margins. This orchid is very rare in cultivation.