Common Name: Quesnel's Encyclia
Native to: Brazil.
Plant Size: Medium. The upright, narrow 4 inch (10 cm) tall pseudobulbs produce two or three upright, tongue-shaped leaves that grow to 12 inches (30 cm).
Flower Size: 2 inches (5 cm)
Flower Description: Strikingly bright and colorful. Flower color ranges from white to magenta. Some plants have rose color flowers. Only a few flowers are produced per growth.
Bloom Season: Summer?
Growing Temperature: Warm to Intermediate.
Additional Information: This species is closely related to Encyclia dichroma. Grow mounted on cork slabs or grow in a slatted basket. Provide warm Cattleya growing conditions and provide a little more light. Plants can be hung higher up in the greenhouse to provide additional light.
Synonyms: Epidendrum roseum; Epidendrum jenischianum; Epidendrum dichromum var. amabile; Epidendrum dichromum var. striatum; Epidendrum conspicum; Epidendrum amabile; Epidendrum ortgesii; Encyclia amabilis; Encyclia ortgesii; Encyclia conspicua; Encyclia jenischiana; Encyclia ghillanyi; Epidendrum amabile