Encyclia longifolia [Barb.Rodr.]Schlechter 1914 Photo by © Lourens
Common Name The Long-Leafed Encyclia
Flower Size to 1 1/4" [to 3.1 cm]
A hot growing Brazilian species from Pernambuco, Bahia and Minas
Gerais states with elongate-fusiform pseudobulbs carrying elongate
[to 20" long], apically bilobulate, emarginate leaves that blooms in
the late spring on a erect, to 20" to 24" [50 to 60 cm] long,
shortly branched, many flowered inflorescence with somewhat fragrant
flowers. This species is said by some to be synomonous with Enc.
Said to be a synonym of E oncidioides, until more information is
available I will leave them separate.
Synonyms *Epidendrum longifolium Barb. Rodr. 1882