Stanhopea embreei

Stanhopea embreei - Flower photo by Richard LindbergStanhopea embreei - Flower photo by Richard LindbergStanhopea embreei - Plant photo by Richard LindbergThe genus Stanhopea (Stan) contains 55 species growing from Mexico, through Central America and South America.

Stanhopea embreei grows in western Ecuador in shaded cloud forests. It is cold to warm growing, fragrant, and blooms in spring and early summer.

Got it at the raffle table at San Francisco Orchid Society.

10/26/2011 - Buds, Blog entry

07/25/2010 - Bloomed, Blog entry

07/22/2009 - Bloomed, Blog entry

TRIBE: Gongoreae     SUBTRIBE: Stanhopeinae