Encyclia duveenii Pabst 1976 Photo by Dalton Holland Baptista and Orchidstudium

Part sun Cool LATERSpring Summer

Common Name Duveen's Encyclia [Orchid Enthusiast in Brazil late 1900's]

Flower Size 1.4" [3.5 cm]

Found in Minas Gerais state of Brazil on rocks at elevations of 600 to 1500 meters as a small to medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with conic-elongate, rounded, funnel-shaped basally pseudobulbs enveloped in youth by imbricating, deciduous sheaths and carrying 2, coriaceous, smooth, narrowly lanceolate, cymbidiform, obtuse, becoming conduplicate below into the clasping base leaves that blooms in the later spring and summer on a terminal, erect, paniculate, to 4'2" [125 cm] long, to 25 flowered inflorescence with about half the flowers open at a time.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Brasilensis Vol 2 Pabst & Dungs 1977 drawing ok; Orchid Digest Vol 49 No 3 1985 drawing ok; Orchid Digest Vol 56 No 4 1992 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 57 No 2 1993 photo fide; Cattleyas and Their Relatives Vol VI Withner 2000 photo fide; Icones Orchidacearum Brasilense I Plate 056 Castro & Campacci 2000 drawing fide; Coletanea de Orquideas Brasileiras 1 Encyclias Campacci 2003 photo fide