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Sobralia atropubescens

Sobralia atropubescens

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Arethuseae
SubTribe: Sobraliinae
Genus: Sobralia
Species: Sob. atropubescens
Alliance:
Binomial name
Sobralia atropubescens
Ames & C. Schweinf. 1930


Sobralia atropubescens is a member of the genus Sobralia

DescriptionEdit

Plants blooms at anytime with a single 7 cm wide flower.

DistributionEdit

Plant are found growing in the wet forest of Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia and Ecuador at elevations of 400 to 2500 meters

CultureEdit

Grow in partial sun usually in intermediate 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

VarietiesEdit

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Sob atropubescens Sobralia atropubescens variant Sepals and petals are brown. Lip is red and white.

NamingEdit

Common Name:The Black Haired Sobralia

SynonymsEdit

  1. Sobralia decora var. aerata P.H. Allen & L.O. Williams 1942

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