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Encyclia candollei

Encyclia candollei

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Laeliinae
Genus: Encyclia
Species: Encycl. candollei
Alliance:
Binomial name
Encyclia candollei
(Lindl.) Schltr. 1914


Encyclia candollei is a plant in the genus Encyclia.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms from spring to summer with two to eight 2.2 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found growing in the oak forest of Belize, Guatemala and Mexico at elevations of 500 to 1500 meters

CultureEdit

Plants grow in warm 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.


NamingEdit

Common Name: Candole's Encyclia


SynonymsEdit

  1. Encyclia flabellata (Lindl.) B.F. Thurston & W.R. Thurston 1977
  2. Encyclia laxa Schltr. 1918
  3. *Epidendrum candollei Lindl. 1839
  4. Epidendrum cepiforme Hook. 1839
  5. Epidendrum flabellatum Lindl.1853
  6. Epidendrum laxum Schlechter 1918

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