Monographs Details: Sobralia macrophylla Rchb.f.
Authority: Schweinfurth, Charles. 1967. Orchidaceae of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 14: 69-214.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - COLOMBIA. Amazonas-Vaupés: Rio Apaporis, Raudal de Jirijirimo (below mouth of Rio Kananari), with a quartzite base, about 277 m alt., lat. 0° 5' N., long. 70° 40' W., terrestrial 3 ft high, on humus or rocks of rapids, flowers yellow with a white lip, January 21, 1952, R. E. Schultes & I. Cabrera 14939. VENEZUELA. Amazonas: Rio Vaupes near Panure, on rocks of the cataracts, R. Spruce 2799; Rio Casiquiare, Caiio Macasi, L. Williams 15783; along Rio Yatua, just above Piedra Arauicaua, 130 m alt., epiphyte, flower white, the center of lip yellow, July 16, 1959, J. J. Wurdack & L. S. Adderley 43473. (This last determination is tentative, since the single flower was agglutinated.) BRAZIL (type of S. chlorantha) and COSTA RICA (type of S. macrophylla).


Sobralia chlorantha Hook., Bot. Mag. 78: t. 4682. Nov. 1852.

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