Sobralia roezlii

Rchb. f. 1873

Native to Colombia

Edited 28 November 2007
© Nina Rach

Sobralia roezlii photo by Juan Carlos Uribe

Originally published in 1873; named in honor of Benedikt Roezl (1823-85), a Czech traveller, gardener and botanist.

This sobralia species grows in warm to intermediate conditions and has large, fragrant flowers.

Photo at left from Juan Carlos Uribe, Orquideas del Valle, Cali, Colombia





Printed References:

Heinrich Gustav Reichenbach 1873. Xenia Orchid. ii. 178.

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],

Benedikt Roezl, Wikipedia article

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