Encyclia × jezuinae Campacci & G.F.Carr 2014

TYPE Drawing Photo by © Vasconcelos/Type drawing by Campacci


Common Name Jezuina's Encyclia [Sra Goncalves Medeiros Mother of discover of species Jose G dos Santos, Current]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Minas Gerais state of Brazil in dry well lit forests at elevations around 500 meters as a natural hybrid between E fowliei and E kundergraberi as a warm growing epiphyte with a short rhizome giving rise to pyriform, initially smooth becoming somewhat rugose with age pseudobulbs carrying 1 to 2, apical, rigid, coriaceous, linear, acuminate leaves trhat blooms in the late winter and early spring on a terminal, erect, paniculate, to 28" [70 cm] long, simultaneously many flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Colet. Orquídeas Brasil. 10: 378Campacci & G.F.Carr 2014 drawing/photo fide