Encyclia delacruzii W.E.Higgins & Archila 2009

TYPE Drawing by Fredy Archila and Studues of Encyclia in Guatemala Webpage

Common Name Delacruz's Encyclia [Guatemalan Environmental researcher current]

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Alta Verapaz department of Guatemala at elevations around 900 meters as a medium sized, warm growing epiphyte with ovoid, globose pseudobulbs carrying 1 to 2 apical, linear, acuminate leaves that blooms in the spring on an erect, 22" [55 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence carrying white flowers with pink spots.

Similar to E incumbens but differs in the column shape, without an apical curve and with a similar lip.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Selbyana 30: 76 Higgins 2009 drawing fide; Orchid Genera and Species in Guatemala Archila, Szlachchetko, Chiron, Lipinska, Mystkowska and Bertolini 2018