Stanhopea intermedia

Stanhopea intermedia

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Gongoreae
SubTribe: Stanhopeinae
Genus: Stanhopea
Species: Stan. intermedia
Binomial name
Stanhopea intermedia
Klotzsch 1898

Stanhopea intermedia is a Stanhopea species found in Mexico.


Plant is found in dry montane forests usually on pine and oak trees in Nayarit, Jalisco, Colima, Michoacan, Guerrero and Oaxaca states of Mexico at elevations around 900 to 1700 meters


Plant blooms from summer to fall with two to three fragrant flowers. Scent of flowers is similar to cinnamon.


Plant should be grown in shade. Keep in intermediate temperatures and water regularly. Pot in medium fir bark or sphagnum moss. Keep humidity high. Plants are usually grown in baskets.


Common Name:The Medium Sized Stanhopea

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