Sobralia nutans Dressler 2002 SECTION Abbreviatae

Another angle

Plant and Flowers in natural position Photos by Dressler, Used under permission of Epidendra Website CR

Common Name The Nodding Sobralia [refers to the flowers]

Flower Size 1.6" [4 cm]

Found in Panama at elevations around 1000 to 1100 meters as a large to giant sized, warm growing terrestrial with slightly compressed stems carrying several, strongly plicate, elliptic, acute to long-acuminate leaves that blooms in the fall on a terminal, gradually elongating, successively 1 to 3 at a time, several to many flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; *Lankesteriana 5: 13. Dressler 2002; Pl. Syst. Evol. 303: 868 Baranow, Dudek & Szach. 2017