Encyclia garzonensis

Common Name: Garzon Encyclia

Habitat: Columbia. Encyclia garzonensis grows on trees. It was discovered by the side of a road west of Cali on the western slopes of Cordillera Oriente.

Plant Size: Small. Encyclia garzonensis has oval pseudobulbs with a few green leaves.

Flower Size: Medium.

Flower Description: The flowers of Encyclia garzonensis are light greenish-tan in color. The lip is white and has purple veins. Flowers are produced on a branched inflorescence. Flowers are widely spaced, not clustered at the tip.

Bloom Season: Spring. (August in Brazil)

Growing Temperature: Intermediate

Additional Information: This species was first described to science in the late 1990's and is not widely grown or known. Grow mounted on cork bark or other suitable substrate. Provide typical Cattleya growing conditions with adequate light, water, and air circulation.

Synonyms: None.


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