Encyclia polybulbon 'Golden Gate'

Encyclia polybulbon 'Golden Gate' - Photo by Richard Lindberg

Encyclia polybulbon grows from Mexico to Nicaragua and parts of the West Indies. It is miniature, grows cool to hot and is fragrant. This is often listed as Dinema polybulbon. The 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.