Lycaste aromatica

Lycaste aromatica - Flower photo by Richard LindbergLycaste aromatica - Flower photo by Richard LindbergLycaste aromatica - Plant photo by Richard LindbergThe genus Lycaste (Lyc) contains 52 species of epiphytes, lithophytes and terrestrials growing throughout the West Indies, Central America, Peru and Bolivia.

Lycaste aromatica grows in Mexico, Guatemala, Nicaragua and Honduras with a scent of cinnamon. It is cool to warm growing along rivers in oak forests.

This plant is in bark over peanuts in a 3 1/4-inch plastic pot. There are six pseudobulbs and good roots. It stands about 3 inches above the pot.

06/18/2012 - Bloomed, Blog entry

05/15/2011 - Blog entry

02/23/2011 - Cataloged after developing from a backbulb division.

TRIBE: Maxillarieae     SUBTRIBE: Zygopetalinae