Native to Panama
Edited 12 February 2008
© Nina Rach
Originally published in Orchids magazine, November 2005.
Large, white-flowered sobralia found in the vicinity of El Valle de Anton, Panama. Other large whites in the area include: Sob. kerryae, kruskayae, macrophylla, mireyae, theobromina.
Type information: R. L. Dressler 6338
Locality: El Valle de Antón, alt. 800-1000 m
Collection Date: 2001-8-
Type remarks: Type flowered in cultivation.
Type locations: holotype MO; isotype FLAS; isotype PMA; isotype SEL.
Robert L. Dressler (Nov. 2005) "_____," in: Orchids (West Palm Beach) 74(12): 937 (-938; fig. 1).
Robert L. Dressler 1993. Field Guide to the Orchids of Costa Rica and Panama. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 374p.
Robert L. Dressler and Diego Bogarin C. (September 2007) "Two attractive new species of Sobralia from Panama," in: Orchids, magazine of the Amer. Orch. Soc., 76(9): 696-701.
[New: Sob. fuzukiae, mireyae. Mentioned with regard to Sob. fuzukiae: Sob. candida, lancea, pardalina, quinata, leucoxantha, nutans. Mentioned with regard to Sob. mireyae: Sob. macrophylla, leucoxantha, citrea, kerryae, kruskayae, theobromina, bouchei, wilsoniana]
ING: Index Nominum Genericorum,
URL: http://ravenel.si.edu/botany/ing/ingForm.cfm from the U.S. National Herbarium, Dept. of Systematic Biology - Botany, Smithsonian Institution
International Plant Names Index [IPNI],