Sobralia infundibuligera Garay & Dunst. 1965 SECTION Abbreviatae

Another Flower Type Photo by G. C. K. Dunsterville Copyright , and the Dr Leslie Garay Archives


The first picture is the type picture

Common Name The Trumpet Sobralia

Flower Size 3" [7.5 cm]

Found in Venezuela in open rocky to swampy locations often on tepui summits at elevations of [500] 1200 to 1900 [2286] meters as a medium to large sized, hot to cool growing terrestrial with clustered, erect, thick stem carrying several linear-lanceolate, plicate, acute leaves held in the apical half and blooms on a terminal, short, single flowered inflorescence arising through a conduplicate spathe

References W3 Tropicos Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Venezuelan Orchids Illustrated Vol 3 Dunsterville & Garay 1966 drawing fide; Flora de Venezuela Foldats Volumen XV Part 1 1969 drawing fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 48 No 3 1979; Orchids of Venezuela, An Illustrated Field Guide Vol 3 Dunsterville & Garay 1979 drawing fide; Orchids of Venezuela Dunsterville 1987 drawing/photo Orchids of Venezuela [An illustrated field guide] Vol. 3 Ramiro and Carnevali 2000 drawing fide; Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana Vol 7 Steyermark, Berry, Yatskievych and Holst 2003 drawing fide; Orquideologia Vol 25 #1 2007 Dressler photo fide; Pl. Syst. Evol. 303: 868 Baranow, Dudek & Szach. 2017