Encyclia parviflora

Common Name: Small-flowered Encyclia

Habitat: Mexico south to Nicaragua. It grows mostly on trees although it is occasionally found growing as a terrestrial orchid. Encyclia parviflora grows in dry forests on the eastern coast between 100 and 800 meters in elevation.

Plant Size: Medium

Flower Size: 1.5 inches (4 cm)

Flower Description: Flowers are similar to Encyclia alata. This species has fragrant flower that bloom on a 18 inch (40 cm) flower spike.

Bloom Season: Late Spring to early Summer

Growing Temperature: Warm

Additional Information: Grow mounted on cork and provide bright light and warm growing conditions.

Synonyms: Encyclia alata ssps. parviflora; Encyclia belizensis ssps. parviflora; Epidendrum alatum var parviflorum


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