Encyclia huebneri Schltr. 1925

Inflorescence Photos by © The La Société Française d'Orchidophilie Seccion Nord Website

Part Sun Cool LATEWinter EARLYSpring

Common Name Huebner's Encyclia [German Orchid Collector in Colombia early 1900's]

Flower Size

Found Venezuela and in northern Amazonas state of Brazil at elevations around 1500 meters as a cool growing epiphyte that blooms in the late winter and early spring.

Withner states that this species has a white lip, an auriculate column and an obovate lip midlobe with an emarginate apex and verrucose thickened veins

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


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 33 #8 1964 as Epidendrum huebneri; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Pabst & Dungs 1975; Cattleya and Their Relatives Vol 6 Withner 2000 dubious species; LANKESTERIANA 20(2): 67–216. Ossenbach & Jenny 2020 photo fide