Stanhopea novogaliciana S.Rosillo 1984 SUBGENUS Stanhopea SECTION Saccata

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Common Name The Novo-Galaciana Stanhopea [encompasses Jalisco and Naryit Staes of Mexico]

Flower Size 3.6 to 4" [9 to 10 cm]

Found in Jalisco and Naryit states of Mexico in open oak forests at elevations around 1500 meters as a medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte or occasional litho terrestrial on shaded roadbanks with oval, strongly ribbed and furrowed with age pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, coarse, leathery, plicate, lanceolate, acute, gradually narrowing below into the channeled, petiolate base leaf that blooms in the summer and early fall on a pendent, basal, to 6" [15 cm] long, loosely 2 to 5 flowered inflorescence enveloped by large, spread out, broadly triangualr, acute flora lbracts and carrying fragrant flowers

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *ORQUIDEA (Méx.) 9(2): 253 Rosillo 1984 drawing/photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 37/38 pg 2309 - 2436 Brieger 1999; Caesiana Vol 22 Stanhopea Part 2 Jenny 2004 drawing/photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 83 #9 2014 photo fide; Of Men and Orchids Part 1 Jenny 2015 photo/DRAWING fide;