Sobralia wilsoniana Rolfe 1890

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Another Plant

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

Common Name Wilson's Sobralia [?]

Flower Size 4"[10 cm]

Found in Costa Rica and Panama in very wet forestsat elevations around 300 to 2200 meters as a medium sized, hot to cool growing terrestrial or epiphyte with slender stems carrying elliptic or broadly elliptic-lanceolate, acute, marignate, plicate leaves that blooms at most any time of the year on a terminal, short, successive flowering inflorescence with fragrant flowers.

Synonyms Sobralia bouchei Ames & C. Schweinf. 1930; Sobralia sanderae Rolfe 1890; Sobralia triandra A.H.Heller & A.D.Hawkes 1966

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; Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica Vol 3 Hammel, Grayum, Herrera and Zamora 2003;

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