Encyclia pyriformis

Common Name: Pear-Shaped Encyclia

Habitat: Cuba and the Isle of Pines. Encyclia pyriformis grows on trees and even fence posts.

Plant Size: Small. The pseudobulbs of Encyclia pyriformis are pear-shaped and have one or two long, tongue-shaped leaves.

Flower Size: Small.

Flower Description: The flowers of Encyclia pyriformis grow on a simple or branched flower stem that grows to 18 inches (45 cm) tall and is displayed well above the foliage. The flower stem emerges from a developing growth.

Bloom Season: Summer

Growing Temperature: Warm

Additional Information: Grow Encyclia pyriformis on cork slabs or wood. Provide bright light and humidity.

Synonyms: Encyclia duboisiana; Epidendrum duboisianum; Epidendrum pyriforme


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