Encyclia pachyantha

Encyclia pachyantha

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Laeliinae
Genus: Encyclia
Species: Encycl. pachyantha
Binomial name
Encyclia pachyantha
(Lindl.) Hoehne 1952

Encyclia pachyantha is a plant in the genus Encyclia.


Plant blooms in the summer with many 5 cm wide flowers.


Plant is found growing in Venezuela, Guyana, French Guiana and Brazil


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.


Common Name: The Fleshy-Flowered Encyclia


  1. *Epidendrum pachyanthum Lindl. 1838

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