Encyclia alata

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Encyclia alata
Encyclia alata (as Epidendrum alatum) - Bateman Orch. Mex. Guat. pl. 18 (1842).jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
Subtribe: Laeliinae
Alliance: Cattleya
Genus: Encyclia
Section: E. sect. Hymenochila[1]
Species: E. alata
Binomial name
Encyclia alata
(Bateman) Schltr.
  • Epidendrum alatum Bateman (Basionym)
  • Epidendrum alatum var. grandiflorum Regel
  • Epidendrum alatum var. longipetalum Regel

Encyclia alata is a species of orchid.


  1. ^ H. G. Reichenbach, "Orchides", nr. 77, in C. Müller, Ed. Walpers. Annales Botanices Systematicae 6(1861)336, as "EPIDENDRUM ALATUM"