Encyclia × nizanburyi Pérez-García & Hágsater 2012

Photo by © Pérez-García & Hágsater

Common Name The Nizanbury Encyclia [A made up word derived from the 2 parents nizandensis and E hanburyi]

Flower Size to about 1.52" [to about 3.8 cm]

Found in Oaxaca state of Mexico at elevations of 100 to 400 meters as a natural hybrid between E nizandensis and E hanburyi as a large sized, hot growing lithophyte with clustered conical ovoid pseudobulbs enveloped by scarious sheaths and carrying 2 to 3, apical, arching, coriaceous, linear lanceolate, conduplicate, obtuse leaves that blooms in the spring on a terminal, erect, racemose or paniculate, peduncle with a few bracts, 10 to 23.2" [25 to 58 cm] long, shortly branched to 2" [5 cm] long, successively 3 to 17 flowered inflorescence with small triangular floral bracts and carrying non fragrant flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Lankesteriana 12: 1 Pérez-García & Hágsater 2012 drawing/photo fide