Sobralia piedrahitae P.Ortiz 2011 Photo by Padre Pedro Ortiz

Common Name Piedrahita's Sobralia [Colombian Cultivator of the type current]]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm] wide

Found in Boyaca department of Colombia near Puerto Boyaca at an elevations of 700 meters as a small sized, warm growing terrestrial with thin stems enveloped by tight sheaths and carrying towards teh apex, 4 very thin, arching, filiform, acute leaves that blooms on a terminal, peduncle to .24" [6 mm] long, enveloped by tight basal bracts, successively single, fwe flowered inflorescence.

Characterized by its small size, thin stem and almost filiform leaves and of course its pink flowers with its tricolor lip.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list, IPNI *Orquideologia Vol Vol 28 #1 2011 photo/drawing fide;