Common Name: Bahama Encyclia
Habitat: Bahamas. Encyclia rufa grows on the base of small trees and shrubs between sea level and 30 meters in elevation. Occasionally, it is found growing on limestone rocks.
Plant Size: Small to Medium.
Flower Size: Small. About 1 inch (2.5 cm)
Flower Description: The attractive, showy flowers bloom on an upright flower stem. Fragrant.
Bloom Season: Spring
Growing Temperature: Warm
Additional Information: This attractive species has showy, colorful flowers that are quite fragrant. Encyclia rufa is easy to grow and is widely available from specialist growers. Grow on a cork mount or piece of driftwood. Provide bright light and humidity.
Synonyms: Encyclia bahamamense; Epidendrum bahamaense; Epidendrum primulinum; Epidendrum rufum