Encyclia diota is a plant in the genus Encyclia.
Plant blooms in the spring with eighty 2 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.
Plant is found growing in the oak forest from Mexico to Nicaragua at elevations of 200 to 1800 meters
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.
Common Name: Two-eared Encyclia
- Encyclia diota ssps diota Dressler & Pollard 1974
- Encyclia insidiosa (Rchb. f.) Schltr. 1920
- *Epidendrum diotum Lindl. 1843
- Epidendrum insidiosum Rchb. f. 1876