Encyclia monteverdensis M.A.Díaz & Ackerman 2004 TYPE Drawing by © Bobbi Angell/M.A.Díaz & Ackerman

Common Name The Monte Verde Encyclia [An area of Guantanamo Province Cuba]

Flower Size to about 1.2" [to about 3 cm]

Found in Guantanamo Province of Cuba as a medium sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with ovoid pseudobulbs enveloped by scarious sheaths in youth and carrying 1 to 3, apical, erect, coriaceous, oblong-lanceolate, acute acuminate leaves that blooms on a terminal, stout, peduncle to [85 cm] long, rachis to 12" [30 cm] long, paniculate, each branch [16 to 26 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Lankesteriana 4: 50 M.A.Díaz & Ackerman 2004 drawing fide; Orchid Flora of the Greater Antilles Ackerman 2014