Sobralia amabilis

Sobralia amabilis

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Arethuseae
SubTribe: Sobraliinae
Genus: Sobralia
Species: Sob. amabilis
Binomial name
Sobralia amabilis
(Rchb.f.) L.O.Williams 1946

Sobralia amabilis is a member of the genus Sobralia


Plants blooms from winter through late spring with a single 6 cm wide flower.


Plant are found growing in the cool forest of El Salvador, Costa Rica to Ecuador at elevations of 1100 to 2400 meters


Grow in partial sun usually in cool to warm temperatures. Plants can be grown in sandy soil or bark with perlite. Keep the mix moist but not wet during growing season. Reduce watering after leaves develop. Never let the mix dry out for long periods


Common Name:The Beautiful Sobralia


  1. Fregea amabilis Rchb.f. 1852
  2. Sobralia lepida Rchb. f. 1866

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