Sobralia mutisii P.Ortiz 2004 SECTION Sobralia

Lip Detail Photos by Guillermo Angulo and His Index Of Orchid Images

Original Drawing

Another Drawing Original Drawings by Padre Pedro Ortiz Conserved at the Herbario de la Universidad Javeriana, Bogota Colombia

Common Name Mutis' Sobralia [Spanish Collector in Colombia later 1700's]

Flower Size 3.2" [8 cm]

Found in Cundinamarca department of Colombia at eleavtions of 1550 to 2100 meters as a giant sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial with erect, firm stems carrying in the upper part of the stem, distichous, lanceolate-acuminate, strongly plicate leaves that blooms in the later fall on axillary, from the upper leaves, racemose, fractiflex, successively single, several flowered inflorescence carrying large, fleshy, not particularily fragrant flowers.

Synonyms Brasolia mutisii (P.Ortiz) Baranow, Dudek & Szlach. 2017

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orquideologia Vol 23 #1 2004 drawing/photo fide; Orquideologia Vol 26 #2 2009 photo fide; Pl. Syst. Evol. 303: 868 Baranow, Dudek & Szach. 2017

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