Encyclia kennedyi (Fowlie & Withner) Hágsater 1973
Common Name Kennedy's Encyclia [American Discoverer of species]
Flower Size 3" [7.5 cm]
Found only in Durango and Sinaloa Mexico as a medium sized, warm
to cool growing, 2 leafed epiphyte in pine-oak forests at elevations
around 1800 to 2000 meters where it flowers in the late spring and
early summer on an apical, simple, 3 to 12 flowered infloresence.
Very similar to and often cited as a synonym of E adenocaula yet
differs in having redder flowers and a prominent midvein on the lip
as well as narrower lateral lobes.
Synonyms Encyclia adenocaulos subsp. kennedyi (Fowlie & Withner)
Soto Arenas, Salazar & Hágsater 2002 publ. 2003; Encyclia adenocaula
var. kennedii (Fowlie & Withner) Hágsater & R. González 1975; *Epidendrum
kennedyi Fowlie & Withner 1973