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Stanhopea pozoi

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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. pozoi
Alliance:
Binomial name
Stanhopea pozoi
Dodson & D.E. Benn. 1989


Stanhopea pozoi is a Stanhopea species endemic to Peru

Distribution[]

Plant is found in Ecuador and Peru at elevations around 800 to 1000 meters

Description[]

Plants bloom from summer to fall with three to five 5.5 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.

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:Pozo's Stanhopea

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