Sobralia caloglossa Schltr. 1929 SECTION Sobralia

Photo by Eric Christenson

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Photo courtesy of Andy's Orchids Copyright 2002 All rights reserved.


Common Name or Meaning The Beautiful Lipped Sobralia

Flower Size 3.6" [9 cm]

Found in Peru and Bolivia at elevations around 1400 to 2600 meters as a medium to large sized, warm to cold growing terrestrial with an erect stem enveloped by leaf bearing sheaths and carrying plicate, broadly elliptic leaves that blooms in the summer on a terminal, erect, successively several flowered inforescence

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

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 71 #11 2002 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 71 No 12 2002; Orchids of Bolivia Vol 2 Laelinae Vasquez and Ibisch 2004; AOS Bulletin Vol 76 No 12 2007 photo fide; Orchid Species Of Peru Zelenko & Bermudez 2009 photo fide; Las Orquideas del Peru Izerskyy & Bezverhov 2011 photo fide; Pl. Syst. Evol. 303: 868 Baranow, Dudek & Szach. 2017