Encyclia correllii Sauleda 2012 Photo by Andy's Orchids Copyright © 2002 All rights reserved.
Type Drawing Drawing by © Sauleda and The Epidendra Website
Common Name Correll's Encyclia [American Botanist later 1900's]
Flower Size 1.4" [3.5 cm]
Found in the Bahamas and Turks and Caicos Islands on low coppices as a large to giant sized, hot growing epiphyte on the base of trees or lithophyte on limestone with erect, clustered, elongate, ovate to sublate pseduobulbs enveloped basally by evanescent, scarious sheaths and carrying a single, coriaceous, stiff, erect, linear to linear-lanceolate, acute, basally clasping leaf that blooms in the late spring through mid fall on a terminal, erect, racemose, slender, distantly several bracted, paniculate above, to 52" [130 cm] long, to 45 flowered inflorescence with ovate-triangular, acute, concave floral bracts
References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchid Digest 76 44 Sauleda 2012 drawing/photo fide