Sobralia andreae Dressler 2006 SECTION Abbreviatae

TYPE Drawing

Photo/TYPE Drawing by © Dressler and The Epidendra website

Part shadeWarm LATESpring

Common Name Andrea's Sobralia [refers to Andrea Nissen Nurserywoman in Cali Colombia Discoverer of species current]

Flower Size 5" [12.5 cm]

Found in Tolima Colombia near Melgar at elevations around 700 meters as a medium sized, warm growing terrestrial with erect canes carrying 5 to 6 per stem, narrowly elliptic, subacute, emarginate, glabrous, 7 veined leaves that blooms in the late spring on a terminal, 3.6 to 4" [9 to 10 cm] long, successively single, several flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orquideología 24(2): 126-132. Dressler 2006 drawing/photo fide; Pl. Syst. Evol. 303: 868 Baranow, Dudek & Szach. 2017