Common Name: Twisted Leaf Encyclia
Habitat: Mexico. Encyclia subulatifolia grows on oak tree twigs in open, dry forests between 1500 to 2100 meters in elevation.
Plant Size: Miniature. Encyclia subulatifolia does not have true pseudobulbs. Rather, it has thickened stems and two or three fleshy, cylindrical leaves.
Flower Size: 0.5 inches (1.5 cm)
Flower Description: A few flowers grow on a lax or drooping flower stem that is either unbranched or branched. Flowers are fragrant.
Bloom Season: Mid-Winter to Summer
Growing Temperature: Cool to Warm (Adaptable)
Additional Information: Grow Encyclia subulatifolia on cork or wood mounts. Provide bright light and let the roots dry some between watering. Attractive and compact.
Synonyms: Epidendrum subulatifolium; Microepidendrum subulatifolium; Microepidendrum subulatifolium