Helcia, abbreviated as Hlc. in horticultural trade, is a genus of 4 species of orchids.
The genus is distributed in Colombia and Ecuador.
It is characterized by having a single leaf pseudobulb and a singe flower inflorescence with two pollina.
Grow plants in cool to warm temperatures in partial shade to bright light. Water plant when mix drys. During the winter give plants a slight dryout between waterings. Water approximately once a week. Pot with medium fir bark.
The genus is named after the horse like structure in the middle of the flowers