Encyclia ochrantha (A.Rich.) Withner 1996 Type sheet by A Richard

Part sunHottoWarm

Common Name The Ochre-Colored Flower Encyclia

Flower Size to 1.8" [to 4.5 cm]

Found in western Cuba as a small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with narrowly ovoid-oblong pseudobulbs carrying 1 to possibly 3, apical, erect, rigid, coriaceous, lanceolate, obtuse leaves that blooms on a terminal, as long as the leaf, erect, stout, peduncle 24 to 36" [60 to 90 cm] long, paniculate, sparsely and diffusely branched, laxly to 13 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Encyclia ochrantha (A.Rich.) Withner 1996; *Epidendrum ochranthum A.Rich. 1850; Prosthechea ochrantha (A.Rich.) J.M.H.Shaw 2011

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Cattleyas and Their Relatives Volume 5 Withner 1998 photo herbarium specimen; Orchidaceae Antillanae Nir 2000 drawing ok; Orchid Flora of the Greater Antilles Ackerman 2014

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