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Encyclia pollardiana Pollard's Encyclia

 

Pollard's Encyclia, Encyclia pollardiana

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Encyclia pollardiana (Withner) Dressler & G.E. Pollard 1971 Photo by Lourens Grobler

Common Name Pollard's Encyclia [Mexican Orchid Enthusiast 20th cen]

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Mexico in the states of Nayarit, Jalisco and Michoacan at elevations of 1400 meters as a medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with large pseudobulbs carrying 2 ot 3 apical leaves and blooms on a paniculate, 2' [60 cm] long inflorescence occuring in the spring.

Synonyms *Epidendrum pollardianum Withner 1970

 

 

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