Encyclia dickinsoniana

Encyclia dickinsoniana - Flower photo by Richard LindbergEncyclia dickinsoniana - Flower photo by Richard LindbergEncyclia dickinsoniana - 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 dickinsoniana grows in Mexico down to Nicaragua in mountain forests at about 1000'. It is fragrant, warm to hot growing and blooms spring and summer.

This plant is mounted on a 7x7-inch piece of cork bark and there are seven pseudobulbs.

07/06/2012 - Bloomed, Blog entry

07/23/2011 - Bloomed, Blog entry

03/11/2011 - Added to collection from Justin.

TRIBE: Epidendreae     SUBTRIBE: Laeliinae