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Orchid Species: Encyclia ovulum

Kew currently accepted name is Encyclia microbulbon

Encyclia ovulum is an orchid species identified by (Lindl.) Schltr. in 1918. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Encyclia microbulbon.
Genus
Encyclia (E.)
Grex
ovulum
Parents
Species
Author
(Lindl.) Schltr.
Year
1918
ORIGIN: Found in Jalisco, Mexico, Puebla, Morelos, Oaxaca, Guerrero and Michoacan states of Mexico in seasonally, very dry oak forests or in moist pine-oak forests at elevations of 1400 to 2300 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Small to medium sized, cool to cold growing epiphytic species. The numerous, clustered, 3 noded, bronze-colored, longitudinally rugose pseudobulbs are round to conic-ovoid and enveloped by papery bracts basally and carrying 1 to 2, linear to linear-ligulate, acute to obtuse, apiculate, basally conduplicate, sulcate and caniculate above, coriaceous-fleshy, rigid leaves that blooms in the late winter through spring on a terminal, erect, often branched, terete, purple, 4.4 to 18 [11 to 45 cm] long, few to many flowered inflorescence with amplexicaul, triangular-ovate, obtuse, mucronate, membraneous-papery floral bracts and carrying fragrant [when sunning] flowers.

FLOWER SIZE: 2/3 inches [1.6 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Encyclia E microbulbon 1918 (Hook.) Schltr.
Add+ Encyclia E sisyrinchiifolia 1918 (A.Rich. & Galeotti) Schltr.
Add+ Epidendrum Epi ovulum 1843 Lindl.
Add+ Epidendrum Epi sisyrinchiifolium 1845 A.Rich. & Galeotti
Add+ Epidendrum Epi microbulbon 1841 Hook.
Most awarded/recent cultivars: E. microbulbon 'Ingrid Baehr' (1973)
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