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Encyclia randii

Encyclia randii

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


Encyclia randii is a plant in the genus Encyclia.

DescriptionEdit

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

DistributionEdit

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

CultureEdit

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.


NamingEdit

Common Name: Rand's Encyclia


SynonymsEdit

  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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