Stenorrhynchos speciosum (Jacq.) Rich. ex Spreng.

Latin American Lady Orchid


Family: Orchidaceae

Genus: Stenorrhynchos

Zones: Tender

Description: 

Grown as a houseplant. Red flowers, dark green foliage.

History: 

Published in De Orchid. Eur. 37 in 1817.

Basionym Neottia speciosa Jacq.

introduced from the island of Jamaica, about the year 1793, by the Hon. Mrs. Barrington. (Bot. Repos. - Neottia speciosa).

Native to South America and the Caribbean.


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