Encyclia replicata [Lindley & Paxt.] Schlechter 1920

Another Flower Angle

Another Flower Angle

InflorescencePhotos by Jay Pfahl


Common Name The Folded Lip Encyclia

Flower Size 1.4" [3.5 cm]

Found in Colombia and Ecuador at lower to medium elevations as a medium sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with pyriform pseudobulbs and carrying 2 to 3 leaves that blooms in the late spring on a 3' [90 cm] long, simple to paniculate, several to many flowerd inflorescence with fragrant long-lasting, nodding flowers.

Synonyms Encyclia maderoi Schlechter 1920; Encyclia magdalenae C.L.Withner 2000; Epidendrum bacigalupianum A.D.Hawkes 1957; *Epidendrum replicatum Lindl. & Paxton 1851-2;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Symbolae Antillanae Vol VI Orchidaceae Urban 1909 as Epidendrum replicatum = E acutifolia; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 7: 254 Schlechter 1920; Iconografia de Orquideas Cubanas Perez & Bocourt 1997 drawing hmm = E acutifolia; Cattleyas and Their Relatives Vol VI Withner 2000 as E magdalenae photo good; Cattleyas and Their Relatives Vol VI Withner 2000 drawing fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 75 No 8 2006 photo fide; Orchid Flora of the Greater Antilles Ackerman 2014 as an excluded species = E acutifolia; AOS Bulletin Vol 86 #6 2017 photo fide;