Stanhopea bolivarensis

Mejia & R. Escobar 1972

Native to Colombia.

Edited 9 May 2007
© Nina Rach

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This Colombian species was initially described by Mejia & Rodrigo Escobar in 1972.

In 1994, Rudolf Jenny wrote in Caesiana that it this name was merely a synonym of Stanhopea stevensonii.

Jenny later said that the name Stanhopea stevensonii was invalid, that the plant is actually Stanhopea graveolens Lindley.

Grows cool to cold.






Printed References:

Rudolf Jenny (1995) "The Gongorinae: 7. Stanhopea: part 14," in: Caesiana no. 4, pp. -. [Stanhopea bolivarensis; S. x herrenhusana, S. x horichiana, S. x lewisae and S. x thienii]

Rudolf Jenny (1994) "The Gongorinae: 7. Stanhopea: part 13," in: Caesiana 3:17. [Stanhopea avicula, S. guttulata, and Stanhopea stevensonii (Mejia & R.Escobar) ex Jenny 1994 spec.nov.]

Rudolf Jenny (Dec. 2003) "The Genus Stanhopea. Part 1: S. anfracta to S. napoensis," in: Caesiana 21, Supplement. 200 color photos, 160 p., Italian/English, covers 32 species.

Mejia & Rodrigo Escobar R. (1972) "Stanhopea bolivarensis," in: . [original publication]

Web References:

International Plant Names Index [IPNI],

Stanhopea names in Index Kewensis:

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