Sobralia hirta D.E.Benn. & Christenson 2001

Side View Of Flower Photos courtesy of David Jubineau And His Bulbophyllum & Co. Website

Common Name The Bristley Sobralia

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

A medium sized, cool to warm growing terrestrial species found in Peru in cool, very wet montane forests, around 1850 meters with slender, leafy stems carrying elliptic-lanceolate, acuminate, plicate, basally clasping leaves and blooms in the fall on a subsessile, single flowered inflorescence with short-lived, fragrant flowers.

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References W3 Tropicos Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum Peruviarum Plate 762 Bennett & Christenson 2001 drawing ok; Las Orquideas del Peru Izerskyy & Bezverhov 2011 photo fide

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