Edited 19 August 2008
© Nina Rach
This hybrid was registered by Veitch in 1894.
Photos above and at right by Nina Rach; plant flowering in August 2008.
It was recently remade using Sobralia macrantha alba as a parent; a small population of these is being raised by Carter & Holmes in South Carolina.
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Cal-Orchid, www.calorchid.com, Santa Barbara, California, has S. Veitchii for sale.
Jean Linden and Lucien Linden Lindenia, An Iconography of Orchids, vol. 5 (of the English reprint), p.292. Ghent.
[French edition, 1885-1906, 814 plates.]
[English edition, 1891-1897, 312 plates in 13 volumes, issued in 78 parts of four plates each, published by Naturalia]
The illustration at right was published in The Lindenia, Vol. 5, page 292.