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Stanhopea pozoi

Posted on Jul 18, 2012

Stanhopea pozoi Dodson & D.E.Benn., Icon. Pl. Trop., II, 2: t. 177 (1989).This name is accepted. Cincinnati Judging Center - #20112520see our previous award, sent in as  Stanhopea peruviana, which...

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Stanhopea maculosa

Posted on Jul 5, 2011

Stanhopea maculosa Knowles & Westc., Fl. Cab. 3: 119 (1840).This name is accepted. 20112890 Marion Allen - Rocky MountainStanhopea maculosa, award 20112890, has been confirmed to be  Stanhopea ...

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Stanhopea florida

Posted on Nov 1, 2010

Stanhopea florida Rchb.f., Gard. Chron., n.s., 12: 615 (1879).Maui, award 20103350   I think this is correct.  Its close relative S. nigripes differs in being a smaller flower, and the angle of the hy...

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Stanhopea ruckeri

Posted on Aug 3, 2010

Five large well arranged fragrant flowers on one inflorescence, with one immature inflorescence; petals and sepals cream overlaid butter yellow centrally, spotted dark burgundy; lip cream, hypochile o...

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Stanhopea tigrina

Posted on Jun 23, 2010

(judges on the team suspected it might be another species, maybe Stanhopea nigroviolacea?)Stanhopea tigrina, award 20104411 and award 20103313, has been confirmed to be Stanhopea tigrina var. nigrovio...

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Stanhopea panamensis

Posted on Jan 7, 2009

Four flowers well displayed on one pendulous inflorescence; flowers cream; sepals and petals with loosely distributed magenta spots forming circles; column light green, wings cream spotted magenta; ep...

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