Sobralia odorata Schltr. 1924

Flower closeup

Photos by Jay Pfahl

Common Name The Fragrant Sobralia

Flower Size 4" [10 cm]

Found in Colombia as a giant sized cold growing terrestrial with erect, thick, leafy stems carrying several, heavily plicate, shiny, elliptic leaves that blooms in the summer on an apical, erect, short, successively several, single flowered inflorescence.

CAUTION I have no way of verifying this determination so please use with caution.

Synonyms Brasolia odorata (Schltr.) Baranow, Dudek & Szlach. 2017

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;