Encyclia guianensis Carnevali & G.A.Romero 1994 Photo by Schnur

Common Name The Guiana Encyclia

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Venezuela, Guyana and Surinam with pyriform pseudobulbs carrying 2 broad, short, obtuse leaves that blooms on an erect, paniculate, 2 to 4 branched, verriculose, densely several flowered inflorescence

CAUTION I have no way of verifying this determination so please use with caution.

This species is a part of the Encyclia oncidioides complex and most likely is a synonym of it along with, Enc gravida, Enc mooreana, Enc stellata, and Enc guatemalensis

Synonyms Epidendrum affine Focke 1853

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Venezuela [An illustrated field guide] Vol. 1 Ramiro and Carnevali 2000 drawing okish; Cattleyas and Their Relatives Vol VI Withner 2000 drawing/photo ok; Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana Vol 7 Steyermark, Berry, Yatskievych and Holst 2003 drawing hmm;