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Orchid Species: Encyclia adenocaula

(This name is currently accepted by Kew.)
Encyclia adenocaula is an orchid species identified by (Lex.) Schltr. in 1918.
Genus
Encyclia (E.)
Grex
adenocaula
(name currently accepted by Kew)
Parents
Species
Author
(Lex.) Schltr.
Year
1918
ORIGIN: This is a small to medium sized, cool growing, epiphytic species that comes from western Durango, Sinaloa, Jalisco, Michoacan, Guererro and Mexico states of Mexico in dry forests of oak and or pine at altitudes of 1000 to 2000 meters.

DESCRIPTION: This is a small to medium sized, cool growing, epiphytic species that comes from western Durango, Sinaloa, Jalisco, Michoacan, Guererro and Mexico states of Mexico in dry forests of oak and or pine at altitudes of 1000 to 2000 meters with clustered, ovoid to subconical pseudobulbs carrying 2 to 3, towards the apex, strap-shaped to linear, acute or obtuse apically, gradually narrowing below into the base leaves and blooms in the summer on an apical, to 3'+ [90 cm+] long, paniculate, many flowered inflorescence that has a warty rachis, pedicel and ovary, as well as long-lasting, fragrant flowers.

FLOWER SIZE: 4 inches [10 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Encyclia E nemorale
Add+ Encyclia E nemoralis 1914 (Lindl.) Schltr.
Add+ Epidendrum Epi adenocaulon 1825 Lex. in P.de La Llave & J.M.de Lexarza
Add+ Epidendrum Epi adenocaulum
Add+ Epidendrum Epi nemorale 1841 Lindl.
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