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Encyclia oestlundii Oestlund's Encyclia


Oestlund's Encyclia , Encyclia oestlundii


Encyclia oestlundii (Ames, F.T. Hubb. & C. Schweinf.) Hágsater & Stermitz 1983 Photo courtesy of Robert Weyman Bussey

Common Name Oestlund's Encyclia [Swedish Orchid Collector in Mexico 1900's]

Flower Size 1 3/4" [2 cm] , Fragrance

Found in the dry coastal areas of Guerrero, Mexico where it is an epiphyte at lower elevations and blooms on an erect, terminal, several flowered, racemose or paniculate inflorescence with fragrant flowers occuring in the late spring and summer.

Synonyms *Epidendrum oestlundii Ames, F.T. Hubb. & C. Schweinf. 1934