Sobralia withneri D.E. Benn. & Christenson 2001 Photo by Eric Hunt

Another Flower Photo courtesy of Patricia Harding

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Common Name Withner's Sobralia [American Orchid Enthusiast and Author Current]

Flower Size 3" [7.5 cm]

Found in Peru in tropical rainforests at elevations around 300 meters as a medium sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial with erect, unbranched, leafy stems enveloped below by loose, tubular, acuminate sheaths and carrying plicate, elliptic-lanceolate, acuminate, ribbed beneath, basally clasping leaves and blooms on a successively single flowered infloreasence carrying small flowers for the size of the plant.

References W3 Tropicos Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum Peruviarum Plate 764 Bennett & Christenson 2001 drawing fide

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