Sobralia odorata Schltr. 1924 SECTION Sobralia

Flower closeup

Photos by Jay Pfahl

Common Name The Fragrant Sobralia

Flower Size 4" [10 cm]

Found in Cundinamarca Department of Colombia at elevations around 1400 to 1700 meters as a giant sized, cool growing terrestrial with erect, thick, leafy stems carrying several, heavily plicate, shiny, elliptic leaves that blooms in the spring and summer on an apical, erect, short, successively several, single flowered inflorescence.

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

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orquideologia Vol. 23 No 1 2004 photo fide; Pl. Syst. Evol. 303: 868 Branow, Dudek & Szach. 2017