Encyclia lancifolia

Encyclia lancifolia - Flower photo by Richard LindbergEncyclia lancifolia - Flower photo by Richard LindbergEncyclia lancifolia - Plant photo by Richard LindbergThe genus Encyclia (Encycl) contains 240 species that grow throughout all of tropical America and the West Indies. They prefer intermediate conditions and a long, dry winter rest.

Encyclia lancifolia grows in Mexico. It is warm growing and very fragrant.

This plant is in sphagnum over peanuts in a 3 1/2-inch clay pot. There are six pseudobulbs and it stands nine inches above the pot.

06/20/2012 - Potted in sphagnum/clay.

09/25/2008 - Added to collection as a division of another plant.

TRIBE: Epidendreae     SUBTRIBE: Laeliinae