Encyclia recurvata Schltr. 1919 TYPE Drawing by Schlechter

Common Name The Recurved Encyclia

Flower Size

Found in Venezuela as a medium sized epiphyte with ovoid psedobulbs carrying 2, apical, eredct-patent, ligulate, obtuse, coriaceous leaves that blooms on a terminal, erect, peduncle 4 to 6" [10 to15 cm] long, terete, glabrous, strict, , narrowly paniculate, rachis to 8" [20 cm] long, several flowered inflorescence with triangular, subacute floral bracts and carrying green suffused with brown flowers with a yellow white lip with a few red dotted lines.

Synonyms Epidendrum halatum Garay & Dunst. 1976

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 6: 41 Schlechter 1919; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 6: 75 Schlechter 1919; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. Figuren -Atlas 57: 240 Schlechter 1929 drawing fide;

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