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Sobralia gentryi

Sobralia gentryi.jpg

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Arethuseae
SubTribe: Sobraliinae
Genus: Sobralia
Species: Sob. gentryi
Alliance:
Binomial name
Sobralia gentryi
Dodson 1998


Sobralia gentryi is a member of the genus Sobralia

Description[]

Plants blooms in the summer with a single 7.6cm wide flower. Flowers are fragrant.

Distribution[]

Plant are found growing in the wet forest of Ecuador at elevations of 500 to 1300 meters

Culture[]

Grow in partial sun usually in intermediate 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

Naming[]

Common Name: Gentry's Sobralia

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