Encyclia oestlundii (Ames, F.T. Hubb. & C. Schweinf.) Hágsater & Stermitz 1983 Photo by © Mr Hell and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Another Flower Photo by Robert Weyman Bussey


Common Name Oestlund's Encyclia [Swedish Orchid Collector in Mexico 1900's]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in the dry coastal areas of Guerrero state of Mexico at elevations around 1100 meters as a cool growing epiphyte or lithophyte that blooms in the late spring and summer on an erect, terminal, several flowered, racemose or paniculate inflorescence with fragrant flowers.

Synonyms *Epidendrum oestlundii Ames, F.T. Hubb. & C. Schweinf. 1934

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Genus Epidendrum Ames 1936 as Epidendrum oestlundii; Orchid Digest Vol 34 #4 1970 as Epidendrum oestlundii drawing/photo fide; ORQUIDEA (Méx.) 9(1): 1983 drawing/photo fide; Cattleyas and Their Relatives Vol 5 Withner 1998 photo fide;