Stanhopea nicaraguensis G.Gerlach 2009 SUBGENUS Stanhopea SECTION Wardii Photo by The VDOF eV Website

FragranceFull shade Warm Fall

Common Name The Nicaraguan Stanhopea

Flower Size 2.6" [6.5 cm]

Found in Nicaragua at elevations of 600 to 1000 meters as a medium sized, warm growing epiphyte with elliptic pseudobulbs that blooms in the fall on a basal, pendent, 8.4" [21 cm] long, to 5 flowered inflorescence carrying fragrant flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchideen Journal Ausgabe 4 / Gerlach 2009 drawing/photo fide