Sobralia liliastrum

Sobralia liliastrum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Arethuseae
SubTribe: Sobraliinae
Genus: Sobralia
Species: Sob. liliastrum
Binomial name
Sobralia liliastrum
Lindl. 1833

Sobralia liliastrum is a member of the genus Sobralia


Plants blooms from summer to early fall with a single successive 10 cm wide flower.


Plant are found growing near riversides and water falls in Colombia, Venezuela, the Guianas, Peru, Bolivia and Brazil at elevations around 700 to 1400 meters, in Brazil (Bahia) are found near to ocean, elevation 30 meters.


Grow in partial sun usually in 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 Star-Lily Sobralia


  1. Cattleya liliastrum (Lindl.) Beer 1854
  2. Epidendrum liliastrum Salzm. ex Lindl. 1833
  3. Sobralia elisabethae R.H. Schomb. 1841