Sobralia beyeriana

Hort. Seeger 1891

Native to Colombia

Edited 9 April 2007
text © Nina Rach

Sobralia beyeriana illus.

Sobralia beyeriana Hort. Seeger

Originally published in The Garden, xlii. (1891) 324.

The illustration at left was published as Sobralia virginalis Hort., in: Dict. Icon. des Orchidees ser.3, 1:No.9, Sobralia Pl.3. April 1899. According to Dr. Leslie Garay (pers. comm. 2/2002), this illustration actually represents Sobralia beyeriana.



Printed References:

Seeger (1891) The Garden, xlii., p. 324.

Online References:

International Plant Names Index [IPNI],

ING: Index Nominum Genericorum, URL: from the U.S. National Herbarium, Dept. of Systematic Biology - Botany, Smithsonian Institution

Photo at the Orchid Source Forum. This plant is about 3 ft tall, grown by "Park702" in California.

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