!Encyclia viridiflora Hooker 1828 TYPE FOR THE GENUS Drawing by Hooker

Common Name The Green-Flowered Encyclia

Flower Size

Found In the Rio de Janiero area of Brazil with roundish pseudobulbs carrying 2, apical, leathery, narrow leaves that blooms on an erect, paniculate,6 to 8 flowered per branch, many flowered inflorescence carrying non-resupinate flowers

Only known officially from the herbarium specimen housed in the Lindley Herbarium at Kew Gardens.

Synonyms Epidendrum viridiflorum (Hook.) Lindl. 1842

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965; AOS Bulletin Vol 49 No 7 1980 drawing; The Cattleyas and Their Relatives Volume IV Withner 1996 drawing fide; The Cattleyas and Their Relatives Volume VI Withner 2000

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