Sobralia bouchei Ames & C. Schweinf. 1930

Photos courtesy of David Jubineau And His Bulbophyllum & Co. Website

Another Plant

Lip Detail Photos courtesy of Gilberto Escobar Copyright , and the Dr Leslie Garay Archives

Common Name Bouche's Sobralia [Original Collector of Species early 1900's]

Flower Size 4"[10 cm]

Found in Panama at elevations around 700 to 2200 meters as a medium sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial or epiphyte with slender stems carrying elliptic or broadly elliptic-lanceolate, acute, marignate, plicate leaves that blooms on a terminal, short, successive flowering inflorescence with fragrant flowers.

Synonyms Sobralia wilsoniana Rolfe 1890

References W3 Tropicos Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; The Orchids of Panama L.O. Williams & P Allen 1946; AOS Bulletin Vol 27 No 6 1958; Phylogeny and Classification of the Orchid Family Dressler 1993 photo fide;

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