Encyclia parviloba (Fawc. & Rendle) Nir 1994

Plant and Inflorescence

InflorescencePhotos by The Species Identification Task Force Website


Common Name or Meaning The Small Lobed Encyclia

Flower Size

Found in Jamaica as a medium sized, warm growing epiphyte with crowded, ovoid-pyriform pseudobulbs subtended by scarious sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, linear-ligulate, obtuse leaf that blooms in the fall on a slender peduncle , rachis paniculate, to 12" [30 cm] long, laxly few flowered inflorescence with triangular, acute floral bracts and carrying small, cleistogamus, green flowers.

Synonyms *Epidendrum parvilobum Fawc. & Rendle 1909

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Jamamica Fawcett & Rendle 1910 as Epidendrum parvilobum drawing good; ; The Cattleyas and their Relatives Vol IV Withner 1996; Orchidaceae Antillanae Nir 2000; Orchid Flora of the Greater Antilles Ackerman 2014;