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Stan jenischiana

Discussion in 'Orchid Identification Section' started by DPfarr, Jan 29, 2019.

  1. DPfarr

    DPfarr Well-Known Member

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    Not very confident this is it.

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    DPfarr Well-Known Member

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    Anyone have any input on what it might be?
     
  3. KellyW

    KellyW Orchid wonk Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Compare yours to S. nigripes and see if it is close.
     
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    I agree with Kelly.

    That's a beautiful orange-coloured form of Stanhopea nigripes. The small flowers and shape of the hypochile with that knee or bend < 90 degrees, seems to me to be that species.

    Reference: Jenny, R. (2010) The Stanhopea Book. Rudolf Jenny, Allmendingen, Switzerland.
     
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    Looks like anfracta to me
     
  6. GaryYG

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    Yes. Tenman is correct.

    It is closer to Stan. anfracta, now that I compare it with Rudolf Jenny's publication. It seems that Stan. anfracta has a < 45 degree knee bend in the hypochile.