Stanhopea guttulata Lindl. 1843 SUBGENUS Stanhopea SECTION Wardii

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Common Name The Small-Spotted Stanhopea

Flower Size 5" [12.5 cm]

Found in southeastern Brazil as a medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte and or lithophyte with conic-ovaid, dark green, longitudinally rugose, pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, lpicate, erect, coriaceous, acute, gradually narrowing below into the elongate, channeled, petiolate base leaf that blooms in the summer o na pendant, 7" [157.5 cm] long, 2 to 5 flowered inflorescence carrying fragrant flowers.

Synonyms Stanhopea graveolens C.Morren 1846; Stanhopea oculata var. guttulata (Lindl.) Rchb.f. 1870

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Xenia Orchidaceae Rchb.f 1854; Xenia Orchidaceae vol 2 Rchb.f 1870 as Stanhopea occulata var guttulata drawing; Flora Brasilica Vol XII VI Hoehne 1942 drawing fide; Iconografia de Orchidaceae Do Brasil Hoehne 1949 drawing fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 30 No 9 1961 photo fide; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 2 Pabst & Dungs 1977 drawing fide; The Astonishing Stanhopeas Greer 1998; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 37/38 pg 2309 - 2436 Brieger 1999; Caesiana 21 Stanhopea Part 1 Jenny 2003 photo/drawing fide;