Encyclia unaensis Fowlie 1991 Photo by © Reginaldo Baião São Carlos - Brazil
Another Flower Photo by © Patricia Harding
Another Clone Photo by © Rick Cirino
Common Name The Una Encyclia [A unique small nature preserve in coastal Bahia state Brazil]
Flower Size 1.2" [2.8 cm]
Found in a small nature preserve in the coastal Atlantic forest of Bahia state of Brazil at elevations of 10 to 50 meters as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte with spherical to pyriform pseudobulbs carrying one to two apical, pronounced midrib groove, acuminate apex leaves that blooms in the summer in situ on a paniculate inflorescence with 7 to 10 non-fragrant flowers.
References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchid Digest Vol 55 No 1 1991 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 56 No 4 1992 photo; Cattleyas and Their Relatives Vol VI Withner 2000 photo ok; Icones Orchidacearum Brasilenses Vol I Plate 075 Castro & Campacci 2000 drawing ok; Coletanea de Orquideas Brasileiras 1 Encyclias Campacci 2003 photo good; in humid forests up to 1200 meters