Sobralia pubescens is an orchid species identified by Cogn. in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.) in 1901. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Palmorchis pubescentis.
ORIGIN: Found in Venezuela, Guyana, Fr. Guiana, Trinidad & Tobago and northern Brazil in rainforests at elevations of 100 ot 700 meters.
DESCRIPTION: Medium to giant sized, hot growing terrestrial with an erect, terete, elongate, mostly non-branching stem enveloped by tubular to somewhat inflated sheaths and carrying several, plicate, convolute, spiral to subdistichous, suberect, horizontal to arching spreading, linear-elliptic to broadly elliptic to broadly ovate-elliptic, obtuse to shortly acuminate, subsessile to conspicuously petiolate base leaves that blooms on often several, both terminal or lateral, terete, racemose to rarely branched, always shorter than the leaves, serveral to many flowered inflorescence with several to many, loose, scarious to subfoliaceous bracts.
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Growing with Orchids: 71 Articles by Ken Slump Added to ORCHIDS.ORG
Author is Sys Admin, posted 3 months ago
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