Sobralia bouchei Ames & C. Schweinf. 1930
Photos courtesy of David Jubineau And His Bulbophyllum & Co. Website
Lip Detail Photos courtesy of Gilberto Escobar Copyright © , and the Dr Leslie Garay Archives
Common Name Bouche's Sobralia [Original Collector of Species early 1900's]
Flower Size 4"[10 cm]
Found in Panama at elevations around 700 to 2200 meters as a medium sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial or epiphyte with slender stems carrying elliptic or broadly elliptic-lanceolate, acute, marignate, plicate leaves that blooms on a terminal, short, successive flowering inflorescence with fragrant flowers.
Synonyms Sobralia wilsoniana Rolfe 1890
References W3 Tropicos Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; The Orchids of Panama L.O. Williams & P Allen 1946; AOS Bulletin Vol 27 No 6 1958; Phylogeny and Classification of the Orchid Family Dressler 1993 photo fide;