Encyclia guadalupeae

Common Name: Guadalupe Encyclia

Habitat: Mexico. This species has been discovered in the Mexican states of Colima and Nayarit. Encyclia guadalupeae grows on trees in tropical forests around 1400 meters in elevation.

Plant Size: Medium

Flower Size: 1 inch (2.5 cm)

Flower Description: Flowers are lavender and have a narrow, spade-shaped lip with darker makings. Flowers are borne on a densly flowered simple or branched infloresence.

Bloom Season: Spring?

Growing Temperature: Warm

Additional Information: This species was first discovered in the late 20th century and not a lot is known about it. Most likely, it is not widely available in the orchid trade.

Synonyms: None.


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