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Sophronitis longipes

Sophronitis longipes

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Laeliinae
Genus: Sophronitis
Species: S. longipes
Alliance:
Binomial name
Sophronitis longipes
(Rchb. f.) C. Berg & M.W. Chase 2000


Sophronitis longipes is a plant in the genus Sophronitis.

DescriptionEdit

Plant bloom from summer to fall with two to four 5.7 cm wide flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found growing in Brazil at elevations around 2000 meters

CultureEdit

Plants should be grown in medium fir bark with partial to full sun. Plant is a cool to intermediate growing orchid species. Water approximately once a week. Plant can also be mounted.

VarietiesEdit

ImageNameDescription
Sophronitis longipes fournierii Sophronitis longipes var. fournierii Sepals and petals are white, lip is yellow

NamingEdit

Common Name: Long-Peduncled Sophronitis

SynonymsEdit

  1. Bletia longipes [Rchb.f]Rchb.f 1863
  2. Hoffmannseggella longipes (Rchb.f.) V.P.Castro & Chiron 2002
  3. Laelia longipes Rchb.f 1863
  4. Laelia lucasiana Rolfe 1893

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