Encyclia oliveirana Campacci 2007 Photo by Rick Cirino

Another Flower

Inflorescence and Plant Photos by E Schnurr

Part ShadeWarmCool Spring

Common Name Oliveira's Encyclia [Brazilian Co-discoverer of species current]

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Minas Gerais Brazil at elevations around 600 meters as a miniature to small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with ovoid pseudobulbs carrying 2, apical, erect, green, coriaceous, elliptic, oblong, narrowing towards the apex, acute, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the winter on a terminal, paniculate, rigid, to 16" [40 cm] long, simultaneously many flowered inflorescence with inconspicuous, triangular floral bracts.


References IPNI ; *Bol. COAB 66-67 60 Campacci 2007 drawing/photo fide