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Encyclia guatemalensis

Encyclia guatemalensis

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Laeliinae
Genus: Encyclia
Species: Encycl. guatemalensis
Alliance:
Binomial name
Encyclia guatemalensis
(Withner) Hamer 1985


Encyclia guatemalensis is a plant in the genus Encyclia.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms from spring to summer with several 3 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found growing in the oak and deciduous forest of Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua at elevations of 330 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: The Guatemalan Encyclia

SynonymsEdit

  1. Epidendrum dickinsonianum Withner 1970
  2. Encyclia dickinsoniana (Withner) Hamer, 1985

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