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Orchid Species: Promenaea stapelioides

(This name is currently accepted by Kew.)

Promenaea stapelioides is an orchid species identified by (Link & Otto) Lindl. in 1843.
Genus
Promenaea (Prom.)
Grex
stapelioides
(name currently accepted by Kew)
Parents
Species
Author
(Link & Otto) Lindl.
Year
1843
ORIGIN: Native from Minas Gerais and Espirito Santo states of Brazil in the cool montane southern forests mostly on trees but also on damp rocks in shady positions at moderate elevations.

DESCRIPTION: Native from Minas Gerais and Espirito Santo states of Brazil in the cool montane southern forests mostly on trees but also on damp rocks in shady positions at moderate elevations, this small sized, cold to cool growing, epiphytic plant develops clusters of small, rounded, ribbed pseudobulbs with 2, ovate-lanceolate to oblong-ligulate, papillose, grey green, acuminate leaves that are canoe shaped and are attenuate basally. One or two flowers are produced on a 2 [5 cm] long, pendant stem that arises from the base of the pseudobulbs. They are quite large for the size of the plant. The sepals and petals are greenish yellow, heavily barred and spotted with deep purple. The lip is dark purple, almost black. This hot to cool growing epiphyte grows well in hanging baskets will fast draining medium with moderate shade bright indirect light and cool to warm conditions and always keeping moist. The orchid is late spring and summer flowering and the waxy flowers are sweetly fragrant.

FLOWER SIZE: Almost 2 inches [5 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Maxillaria Max stapelioides 1832 (Link & Otto) Lindl.
Add+ Peristeria Per stapelioides 1850 (Link & Otto) Loudon
Add+ Zygopetalum Z stapelioides 1863 (Link & Otto) Rchb.f. in W.G.Walpers
Add+ Cymbidium Cym stapelioides 1821 Link & Otto
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