Sobralia marianneae Dressler 2002 SECTION Abbreviatae Photo by Dressler, Used under permission of Epidendra Website CR


Common Name Marianne's Sobralia [Ms Akers Orchid Enthuisiast in Panama current]

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in Panama in cloud forests at elevations of 700 to 1000 meters as a small to large sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte or terrestrial with erect stems carrying several, ellioptic-ovate, acuminate, plcate leaves that are closely spaced at mid stem and widely spaced above, that blooms in the spring on a terminal, single flowered inflorescence arising from a reduced foliar bract and carrying fragrant flowers


References W3 Tropicos Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; *Lankesteriana 5: 13. Dressler2002; Pl. Syst. Evol. 303: 868 Baranow, Dudek & Szach. 2017