Encyclia xipheres (Rchb. f.) Schltr. 1914 Photo by Lourens Grobler

Another view Photo by Patricia Harding

Found in Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras as an epiphyte

Synonyms Encyclia purpusii Schltr. 1925; *Epidendrum xipheres Rchb.f. 1853; Epidendrum yucatanense Schltr. 1914

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Genus Epidendrum Ames 1936; Orchid Digest Vol 34 #6 1970 as Epidendrum xipheres photo/drawing ok?;