Monographs Details: Sobralia speciosa C.Schweinf.
Authority: Schweinfurth, Charles. 1967. Orchidaceae of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 14: 69-214.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - VENEZUELA. Amazonas: Cerro de la Neblina, Rio Yatua, near Cumbre Camp, 1700 m alt., occasional on low bushy slopes, "roots fleshy; corolla cerise; lip with median yellow line and several white lines; column whitish, pinkflushed," January 4, 1954, B. Maguire, J. J. Wurdack & G. S. Bunting 37028; same locality, occasional in scrub forest 1 km. north of Cumbre Camp, 1800 m alt., "fls. rich pink," January 10, 1954, Maguire, Wurdack & Bunting 37202; same locality, locally frequent in scrub forest near Cumbre Camp, 1800 m alt., "fls. magenta, the lip with subapical white area," November 19, 1957, B. & C. K. Maguirr & J. J. Wurdack 12142 (type) .
Distribution:Venezuela South America