Encyclia rosariensis Múj.Benítez, R.Pérez & Pupulin 2006

TYPE Drawing TYPE Photo by Ernesto Mujica/TYPE Drawing by R Perez and The Epidendra Website

Common Name The Sierra del Rosario Encyclia [A mountain range in Pinar del Rio Cuba]

Flower Size .6" [1.6 cm]

Found in Pinar del Rio Cuba on trees on evergreen thickets in serpentine regions at elevations around 350 meters as a medium sized, hot growing epiphyte with clustered, ovate-pyriform pseudobulbs enveloped by evanescent sheaths and carrying 1 to 2, coriaceous, narrowly lanceolate, acute, conduplicate into the base leaves that blooms in the summer on a terminal, erect, slender, paniculate, many flowered inflorescence with small, clasping, triangular, acute floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchids (West Palm Beach) 75: 692. Múj.Benítez, R.Pérez & Pupulin 2006 drawing/photo fide; Orchid Flora of the Greater Antilles Ackerman 2014