(syn. Encyclia mariae)
(Ames) Withner 1998
Click on image to enlarge!
E. marie is from north eastern Mexico where it grows on the eastern side of the Sierra Madre Oriental in dry oak forests at altitudes of around 1000 - 2000m.
This species is best grown mounted and on the cool side of intermediate. It needs a cool dry and bright winter rest to flower well in spring/ early summer.
Flower size:6-7cm. Pseudobulbs: 3-4cm, leaves: 10-16cm.