Sobralia helleri A.D. Hawkes 1966 Photo by Dressler, Used under permission of Epidendra Website CR

part Shade Hot WarmLATEspring Summer

Common Name Heller's Sobralia [American Botanist 1900's in Nicaragua]

Flower Size 3" [7.5 cm]

Found in Nicaragua and Costa Rica in mossy rainforests at elevations around 700 to 1200 meters as a large sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial that blooms in the late spring and summer


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; Icones Planetarum Tropicarum Plate 1167 Hamer 1984 drawing fide; *Orchids, Mag. Amer. Orchid Soc. 76(9): 696. 2007; AOS Bulletin Vol 78 No 1 2009 photo