Palmorchis sobralioides Barb.Rodr. 1877

Drawing by Hoehne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name The Sobralia-Like Palmorchis

Flower Size .68" [1.7 cm]

Found in Ecuador and Brazil as a large sized, hot growing terrestrial with an erect stem enveloped by leaflike sheaths and carrying plicate, 5 main nerved, oblong-lanceolate, acuminate, attenuate below into the sessile bse leaves that blooms in the summer on a terminal, racemose, recurved, slightly sinuous, .6 to 1.2" [1.5 to 3 cm] long overall, several flowered inflorescence with sessile, ovate-oblong, thin, patent concave, floral bracts and carrying small, greenish yellow flowers

Synonyms Neobartlettia sobralioides (Barb.Rodr.) Schltr. 1920; Sobralia rodriguesii Cogn. 1902

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Fasc 8 Vol XII II 13-43 Orchidaceae Hoehne 1945; Flora Brasilica Fasc 8 Vol XII II 13-43 Orchidaceae Illustrations Hoehne 1945 drawing fide; Iconografia de Orchidaceae Do Brasil Hoehne 1949 drawing fide; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing fide; Die Orchideen lieferung #13 753 - 816 Bulbophyllinae Brieger 1983; LANKESTERIANA 20(2): 67216. Ossenbach & Jenny 2020 as Neobartlettia sobralioides drawing fide