Stanhopea manriquei Jenny & Nauray 2004

Side View of Flowers S manriquei to the left S haseloffiana to the right Photos by Rudolf Jenny and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

FragranceFull shadeWarm to Hot

Common Name Manrique's Stanhopea [Peruvian Orchid Nurseyman current]

Flower Size 4" [10 cm]

Found in Puno Peru without location as a small to just medium sized, hot to warm growing epiphytte with ovoid, strongly ribbed and furrowed with age pseudobulb always carrying a single, plicate, coarse, leathery, lanceolate, acute, gradually narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the summer on a pendent, basal, to 4" [10 cm] long, to 3 flowered inflorescence enveloped by large, spread out broadly triangular, acute bracts and carrying fragrant flowers

The photos above have S manriquei to the left and S haselhoffiana to the right

Similar to S haseloffiana but differs in the smaller stature the narrower concavity to the hypochile and a rounded base to the epichile

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Lankesteria 4:109 Jenny & Nauray 2004 drawing/photo fide

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