Encyclia megalantha (Barb. Rodr.) Porto & Brade 1935 Photo courtesy
of Wilma Braga
Common Name Giant-Flowered Encyclia
Flower Size 2" [5 cm]
Found in Brazil as a medium to large sized, two leafed epiphyte
with conical pseudobulbs carrying 2 apical, strap-shaped leaves that
blooms in the winter on a noddding, 24" to 28" [60 to 70 cm] long
panicle of many flowers.
Said to be a synonym of E advena. I will wait for more
information before any change is made.
Synonyms *Epidendrum megalanthum Barb. Rodr. 1877