Emblematic orchid: Flor de un día
The orchids from the genus Sobralia are known as “Flor de un dia” they bloom for a day and they are easy to observe from April to June, here in this area the coloration varies a lot from white to yellow and pink or dark red coloration, cluster can be seeing in some species and other species are single flowering some of the sp. have a fragrance and bees are more likely to be their pollinator.
There are hundreds sp. of Sobralia in the american tropics. Yatama elevation at 470 meters above sea level is home for some of these amazing plants hanging from elevated tree branches or sharing habitat with bromeliads pineapple like plants, they are always beautiful to see no matter if its only for a day.