Encyclia adenocaula

Encyclia adenocaula

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Laeliinae
Genus: Encyclia
Species: Encycl. adenocaula
Binomial name
Encyclia adenocaula
[Lallave & Lex.] Schlechter 1918

Encyclia adenocaula is a plant in the genus Encyclia.


Plant blooms in the spring to summer with two to three 10 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.


Plant is found growing in the dry oak and pine forest of Durango, Sinaloa, Jalisco, Michoacan, Guerrerro and Mexico states of Mexico at elevations of 1000 to 2000 meters


Plants grow in cool to intermediate conditions and can be grown in medium size fir bark with perlite. Plant prefers drying periods between watering and bright light is recommended. Lengthen drying period a bit in the winter.


Common Name: Rough Stemmed Encyclia


  1. Encyclia nemoralis [Lindley] Schlechter 1914
  2. Epidendrum adenocaulon Lex. 1825
  3. *Epidendrum adenocaulum La Llave & Lex. 1825
  4. Epidendrum nemorale Lindley 1840

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