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Stanhopea jenischiana

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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Gongoreae
SubTribe: Stanhopeinae
Genus: Stanhopea
Species: Stan. jenischiana
Alliance:
Binomial name
Stanhopea jenischiana
Kramer ex Rchb. f. 1851


Stanhopea jenischiana is a Stanhopea species found in South America

Distribution[]

Plants are found on the western slope of the Andes mountains in Panama, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru at elevations of 800 to 1500 meters

Description[]

Plant blooms in summer with four to seven 15 cm fragrant flowers.

Culture[]

Plant should be grown in shade. Keep in cool to 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:Jenisch's Stanhopea

Synonyms[]

  1. Anguloa grandiflora (Humb. & Bonpl.) Kunth 1816
  2. Dendrobium grandiflorum (Humboldt & Bonpland) Swartz 1829
  3. Epidendrum grandiflorum Humb&Bonpl. 1806
  4. Stanhopea bucephalus var. guttata Lindl.
  5. Stanhopea bucephalus var. jenischiana E.Regel 1874
  6. Stanhopea bucephalus var.roezlii E.Regel 1874
  7. Stanhopea grandiflora (Humb. & Bonpl.)Rchb. f. 1863
  8. Stanhopea grandiflora var. jenischiana Rchb.f. 1863
  9. Stanhopea guttata Beer 1854; Stanhopea hoppii Schltr.
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