Stanhopea tigrina Bateman ex Lindl., Sert. Orchid. t. 1 1838. (Syn: Epidendrum fragrantissimum Sessé & Moc.; Stanhopea expansa P.N.Don; Stanhopea tigrina var. atrata Lodd. ………………);
Some orchids from California: 3-Stanhopea tigrina-GSJUL05 : 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2).
This interesting orchid whose flowers are yet to open has large spathaceous bracts subtending the flowers, and it was coming out from near bottom of the basket.
Wait for it to open !! May be you can find a pollinator too 🙂
Interesting find..!! Hope you see and share the flower pics..