Sobralia wercklei (Schltr.) L.O. Williams 1956 SECTION Abbreviatae Photo by W3 Trpiocos

Part sunCool

Common Name Werckler's Sobralia [German Orchid Collector in Costa Rica 1800's and erly 1900's]

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Nicaragua and Costa Rica at elevations around 1350 meters as a medium to large sized, cool growing terrestrial with reddish brown stems and a very short column.

Synonyms *Fregea wercklei Schlechter 1923

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; Repert. Sp. Nov. Regni. Veg. Beih. 19: 9. Costa Rica 1923 as Frega wercklei; Repert. Sp. Nov. Regni. Veg. Beih. 19: 82. Costa Rica Schlechter 1923 as Fregea wercklei; *Orchids, Mag. Amer. Orchid Soc. 76(9): 696 1956;Die Orchideen lieferung 13 753 - 816 Bulbophyllinae Brieger 1983 as Frega wercklei drawing fide;