Sobralia fimbriat

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100453B Sobralia fimbriataSobralia fimbriata

 The Fringed Sobralia (common name)

Flower Size 3″ [7.5 cm]

Is a medium to large sized orchid that lies hot to warm growing terrestrial enviornments. It is found in Bolivia, Peru, Venezuela and Brazil in wet montane forests, often along road cuts, from elevations 600 to 2100 meters. it has an erect, cane-like stems that are leafy towards the apex. Flower inflorescences have one flower open at a time and occurs in spring and summer with 3″ heavily fragrant flowers.