Encyclia joaosaiana Campacci & Bohnke 2008


Type Drawing Type Photos/drawing by Marcos Campacci and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Sun Warm LATESpring

Common Name Joao Sa's Encyclia [Brazilian Original Collector of species current]

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in the Chapada Diamantina de Bahia state of Brazil at elevations around 600 meters as a medium sized, warm growing epiphyte with pyriform-elongate, smooth becoming rugose with age pseudobulbs enveloped basally by scarious sheaths and carrying 2, rigid, coriaceous, oblong, acuminate leaves that blooms in the late spring in situ on a terminal, to 28" [70 cm] long, simultaneously many flowered inflorescence .


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *COAB 69/70 28-31 Campacci Bohnke 2006 drawing/photo fide