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Encyclia unaensis Una Encyclia


Una Encyclia , Encyclia unaensis


Encyclia unaensis Fowlie 1991 Photo courtesy of Reginaldo Baião São Carlos - Brazil

Common Name The Una Encyclia [A unique small nature preserve in coastal Bahia state Brazil]

Flower Size 1.2" [2.8 cm]

Found in a small nature preserve in the coastal Atlantic forest of Bahia Brazil at elevations of 10 to 50 meters as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte with spherical to pyriform pseudobulbs carrying one to two apical leaves with a pronounced midrib grooves and acuminate tips that blooms in the summer in situ on a paniculate inflorescence with 7 to 10 non-fragrant flowers.