Stanhopea (saccata x intermedia)

Week 86: September 5, 2022

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Stanhopea

(saccata x intermedia)

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New candidate for this month is Stanhopea (saccata x intermedia). This is unregistered cross.

Stanhopea saccata, Baterman 1840, is accepted species by WCSP, Kew from Mexico and Guatemala. Stanhopea intermedia Klotzsch 1898 is accepted species by WCSP, Kew and found on the Pacific states of Mexico.


Previous Awards:

There is no AOS awards for this cross.

There are 6 AOS awards for Stanhopea saccata, starting from CBM in 1974. The latest award - clone 'Dude' received 85 pts AM/AOS in 2019.

There are 2 AOS award for Stanhopea intermedia - CBR/AOS in 1988 and HCC/AOS in 1994.


Description:

The candidate plant has 1 flower and 1 bud on one pendant inflorescences.


Flower Measurements:

NS H - 13.0 cm; NS V -11.5 cm;

Dorsal Sep. W - 3.7 cm; Dorsal Sep. L - 6.5 cm;

Petal W - 2.4 cm; Petals L - 6.0 cm;

Lat/Sepal W - 4.1 cm; Lat/Sepal L - 6.5 cm;

Lip/Pouch W - 3.5 cm; Lip/Pouch L - 5.4 cm.