Sobralia kerryae Dressler 1998 Photos courtesy of Danny Lentz , plant grown by the Atlanta Botanical Garden


Common Name Kerry's Sobralis [Mrs Dodson American Orchid Enthusiast and wife of Robert Dressler Botanist at Lancaster Costa Rica Current]

Flower Size

Found from Costa Rica to Panama at elevations around 850 to 1150 meters as a large sized, hot to warm growing epiphtye carrying fragrant flowers

References W3 Tropicos Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica Vol 3 Hammel, Grayum, Herrera and Zamora 2003; AOS Bulletin Vol 76 No 9 2007 photo; Orchids of Costa Rica Vol 2 Morales 2009 photo fide;