Common Name: Brown Veined Encyclia
Habitat: Cuba, Bahamas, Hispanola.
Plant Size: Medium to Large
Flower Size: 1 inch (2.5 cm)
Flower Description: The flowers of Encyclia fucata are fragrant and smell of vanilla. The flower stem grows to 28 inches (70 cm) and bears up to 50 fragrant flowers.
Bloom Season: Summer to Early Fall
Growing Temperature: Warm
Additional Information: This sough-after species is popular with collectors due to its delicious vanilla fragrance. Grow mounted on cork or tree fern. Provide bright light and warmth.
Synonyms: Encyclia hircina; Epidendrum affine; Epidendrum fucatum; Epidendrum hircinum; Epidendrum obcordatum; Epidendrum polyanthum; Epidendrum sagraeanum