Monographs Details: Stanhopea grandiflora (Lodd.) Lindl.
Authority: Schweinfurth, Charles. 1967. Orchidaceae of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 14: 69-214.
Family:Orchidaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - BRITISH GUIANA. Upper Rupununi River, near Dadanawa, lat. 2°45'N., epiphytic, flowers white with pink center. May 31, 1922, J. S. De La Cruz 1438; watershed between Rupununi and Kuyuwini Rivers, Parabarii Savanna, lat. about 2°10'N., epiphyte at edge of forest, flowers fragrant, pure white, lip waxywhite marked with pink, column pale green in center, February 15-17, 1938, A. C. Smith 3040. SURINAM. Tafelberg, epiphyte, B. Maguire 26215. VENEZUELA. Bolivar: Between El Dorado and Sta. Elena, E. Foldats s.n.; Canaima (Maxwell), G. C. K. Dunsterville 198. Amazonas: Alto Orinoco, Tama-Tama, 120 m alt., L. Williams 15281; Alto Orinoco, San Antonio, 120 m alt., Williams 15914a. TRINIDAD (type of Ceratochilus grandiflorus) and BRAZIL (type of Stanhopea eburnea).

Discussion:

Ceratochilus grandiflorus Lodd., Bot. Cab. t. 1414. 1828.

Stanhopea eburnea Lindl., Bot. Reg. 18: t. 1529. 1832.

Distribution:Guyana South America| Suriname South America| Venezuela South America| Trinidad and Tobago South America| Brazil South America|