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Encyclia fucata

Encyclia fucata

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Laeliinae
Genus: Encyclia
Species: Encycl. fucata
Alliance:
Binomial name
Encyclia fucata
(Lindl.) Britton & Millsp. 1920


Encyclia fucata is a plant in the genus Encyclia.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms from summer to fall with many 2.5 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found growing in coffee plantations in Bahamas, Hispanola and Cuba at elevations around 300 meters

CultureEdit

Plants grow in intermediate to 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: Brown Veined Encyclia


SynonymsEdit

  1. Encyclia hircina (A. Rich.) Acuña 1939
  2. Epidendrum affine Richard 1850
  3. *Epidendrum fucatum Lindl. 1838
  4. Epidendrum hircinum Richard 1850
  5. Epidendrum obcordatum Jenn. 1917
  6. Epidendrum polyanthum Lindl. 1853
  7. Epidendrum sagraeanum Richard 1850

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