Sobralia hirtzii Dodson 2004 SECTION Sobralia Photo by Ecuagenera and their Ecuador Orchid Website

Common Name Hirtz's Sobralia [Ecuadorian Orchid Enthusiast Current]

Flower Size

Found in Imbabura Ecuador at elevations around 800 to 2200 meters as a warm to cool growing terrestrial orchid with cane-like, woody stems enveloped completely by imbricate leaf bearing sheaths and each carrying, plicate, ovate, acuminate, thick, heavily veined beneath leaves that blooms in the summer on a lateral from the upper axils of the leaves, racemose, several flowered iflorescence with no large basal bracts and carrying long-lasting, large, almost simultaneous flowers. Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 5 Dodson 2004 drawing/photo fide

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