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Stanhopea xytriophora

Stanhopea xytriophora

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Gongoreae
SubTribe: Stanhopeinae
Genus: Stanhopea
Species: Stan. xytriophora
Alliance:
Binomial name
Stanhopea xytriophora
Rchb. f. 1868


Stanhopea xytriophora is an species of the genus Stanhopea.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms during the winter with several flowers.

DistributionEdit

The plant is found in the rainforest of Bolivia at elevations around 1850 meters

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 Handled Stanhopea

SynonymsEdit

  1. Stanhopea vasquezii Dodson 1984

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