Encyclia magdalenae C.L.Withner 2000 Photo courtesy of Eric Hunt

Common Name The Magdalena Encyclia [Rio Magdalena of Colombia]

Flower Size 1 1/2" [3.75 cm]

Found in Colombia, near the rio Magdalena as a large sized, cool to warm growing epiphyte with pyriform pseudobulbs carrying 2 to 3 linear-ligulate, coriaceous leaves that blooms on a 40" 1 meter long, paniculate, laxly many flowered inflorescence that blooms in the spring

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Cattleyas and Their Relatives Vol VI Withner 2000 Photo/drawing fide;