Stenorrhynchos speciosum (Jacq.) Rich. ex Spreng.

Latin American Lady Orchid

Family: Orchidaceae

Genus: Stenorrhynchos

Zones: Tender


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


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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