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.

04/29/2008 - New growth started. Repotted in smaller rock.

12/21/2007 - A repot backbulb from another collection plant.

TRIBE: Maxillarieae     SUBTRIBE: Zygopetalinae