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Stanhopea nigripes

Stanhopea nigripes Orchi

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Gongoreae
SubTribe: Stanhopeinae
Genus: Stanhopea
Species: Stan. nigripes
Alliance:
Binomial name
Stanhopea nigripes
Rolfe 1894


Stanhopea nigripes is a Stanhopea species endemic to Peru

DistributionEdit

Plant is found in wet montane rain forest from 800 to 1900 meters in Peru.

DescriptionEdit

Plants bloom in spring with up to seven 7 cm fragrant flowers

CultureEdit

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

NamingEdit

Common Name:The Black-Column Foot Stanhopea

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