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Sobralia violacea

Sobralia violacea

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Arethuseae
SubTribe: Sobraliinae
Genus: Sobralia
Species: Sob. violacea
Alliance:
Binomial name
Sobralia violacea
Linden ex Lindl. 1846


Sobralia violacea is a member of the genus Sobralia

DescriptionEdit

Plants can bloom in the summer with one to three 5 cm wide flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plant are found growing in Brazil, Peru, Venezuela, and Colombia at elevations of 500 to 3600 meters.

CultureEdit

Grow in partial to full 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

NamingEdit

Common Name: The Violet Sobralia

SynonymsEdit

  1. Cattleya odoratissima P.N.Don 1840

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