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Stanhopea pulla

Stanhopea pulla

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Gongoreae
SubTribe: Stanhopeinae
Genus: Stanhopea
Species: Stan. pulla
Alliance:
Binomial name
Stanhopea pulla
Rchb. f. 1877


Stanhopea pulla is a Stanhopea species endemic to Central America.

DistributionEdit

Plant are found in the wet rain forest of Costa Rica, Panama and Colombia at elevations of 100 to 1000 meter

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in the fall with two 3 cm flowers. Flowers are fragrant and are the smallest in the genus.

CultureEdit

Plant should be grown in shade. Keep in warm 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 Dark Stanhopea

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