Habitat: Ecuador, Bolivia, and Peru. Encyclia angustiloba is native the Andes in Ecuador, Bolivia, and Peru. It grows in dry thorn forests where it is sometimes found growing on cactus.
Plant Size: Medium. The leaves are narrow and grow to 10 inches (25 cm) in length. Plants that are exposed to bright sun take on a reddish coloration. Each pseudobulb has one or two leaves.
Flower Size: Small.
Flower Description: The attractive panicle is upright, branched, and has the flowers clustered at the tip. The petals and sepals are reddish-brown and the lip is white which contrasts nicely with the petals.
Bloom Season: Fall (October in Brazil)
Growing Temperature: Intermediate to Warm
Additional Information: Provide Encyclia angustiloba with bright light and standard cattleya growing conditions. Grow mounted or in slatted baskets. Keep on the dry side.
Synonyms: Encyclia mapiriensis, Epidendrum strobelii, Epidendrum angustilobum, Epidendrum guentherianum, Encyclia mapiriensis