Sobralia kruskayae

Sobralia kruskayae

BOT 2004

Native to Panama

Edited 12 February 2008
© Nina Rach

Originally published in ---. Named in honor of Kruskaya Melgarejo, of ANAM (formerly INRENARE).

This lovely white sobralia has terminal, single-flowered inflorescences and is native to Panama. The stems are delicate.


Photos provided by Sr. Andres Maduro, Panama.



Sobralia kruscayae, 2 flowers

Printed Reference:

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]

Online References:

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

International Plant Names Index [IPNI],

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