Stanhopea nigripes

Stanhopea nigripes Orchi

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

Stanhopea nigripes is a Stanhopea species endemic to Peru


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


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


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.


Common Name:The Black-Column Foot Stanhopea

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