Encyclia maravalensis Withner 1995 Photo by Carl Withner

Common Name or Meaning The Maraval Encyclia [A town in Trinidad]

Flower Size 1.6" [4 cm]

Found in Trinidad at elevations between 200 and 400 meters ass a samall to medium szied, hot growing epiphyte with pyriform pseudobulbs carrying 1 to 2, linear, acute leaves that blooms in the spring on a terminal, racemose to paniculate, to 14" [35 cm] long, 5 to 6 flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchid Digest 59: #2 77 Withner 1995 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 60 No 1 1996 drawing fide; The Cattleyas and their Relatives Vol IV Withner 1996 photo fide