Stanhopea gibbosa

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Stanhopea gibbosa
Stanhopea gibbosa Orchi 2012-07-15 028.jpg
Stanhopea gibbosa flower
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
Subtribe: Stanhopeinae
Genus: Stanhopea
Species: S. gibbosa
Binomial name
Stanhopea gibbosa
Rchb.f.
Synonyms
  • Stanhopea impressa Rolfe
  • Stanhopea carchiensis Dodson

Stanhopea gibbosa is a species from Colombia and W-Ecuador. The name was often misapplied for a species from Costa Rica and Panama which was later described as S. confusa. S. carchiensis and S. impressa are synonyms of S. gibbosa.

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