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.
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],