Encyclia randii

Encyclia randii

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Laeliinae
Genus: Encyclia
Species: Encycl. randii
Binomial name
Encyclia randii
[Barb.Rodr.]Porto & Brade 1935

Encyclia randii is a plant in the genus Encyclia.


Plant blooms from spring to summer with ten to twenty 6.4 cm wide flowers.


Plant is found growing in Brazil and Paraguay at elevations of 10 to 300 meters


Plants grow in cool 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: Rand's Encyclia


  1. Encyclia randiana [Linden & Rodg.] Withner 2000
  2. Epidendrum atropurpureum var randii. (Barb.Rodr.) Linden & Rodigas 1886
  3. Epidendrum atropurpureum var. randianum hort.
  4. *Epidendrum randianum Barb. Rodr. 1886
  5. Epidendrum randii Barb Rodr. 1891

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