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Stanhopea frymirei

Stanhopea frymirei Orchi.jpg

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Gongoreae
SubTribe: Stanhopeinae
Genus: Stanhopea
Species: Stan. frymirei
Alliance:
Binomial name
Stanhopea frymirei
Dodson 1975


Stanhopea frymirei is named after Frymire, an American botanist.

Distribution[]

Stanhopea frymirei is found in the wet montane forest of west Ecuador at elevations of 25 to 500 meters.

Description[]

Plant flowers from summer to fall with five to nine 15cm fragrant flowers.

Culture[]

Plant should be grown in shade. Keep in warm temperatures and water regularly. Pot in medium fir bark or sphagnum moss. Keep humidity high. Plants are usually grown in baskets.

Naming[]

Common Name: Frymire's Stanhopea

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