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Erycina


Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Alliance:
Genus: Erycina
Lindley 1853
Type Species
Erycina echinata


Erycina abbreviated as Ercn in horticultural trade, is a genus consisting of several species.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing on trees in Mexico to Trinidad.

DescriptionEdit

Plants have a fleshy column arms and a three lobed lip.

CultureEdit

Plant prefers cool to warm temperature and is grown in diffused bright light. The plant is best mounted or grown in a well drain mix such as tree fern fibers. To water the plant spray the root system. Reduce watering in the winter.

NamingEdit

The genus is named after the beauty of the flowers

SynonymEdit

  1. Psygmorchis Dodson & Dressler, 1972.
  2. Stacyella Szlach., 2006.

Species Edit

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