Sobralia fragrans

Sobralia fragrans

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Arethuseae
SubTribe: Sobraliinae
Genus: Sobralia
Species: Sob. fragrans
Binomial name
Sobralia fragrans
Lindl. 1853

Sobralia fragrans is a member of the genus Sobralia


Plants blooms in the spring and summer with a single fragrant 8 cm wide flower.


Plant are found growing in the tropical wet forest of Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Surianm, Guyana, French Guiana, Northern Brazil and Ecuador at elevations of 0 to 1500 meters


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


Common Name:The Fragrant Sobralia


  1. Sobralia eublepharis Rchb. f. ex Kraenzl 1929.

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