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Orchid Species: Encyclia phoenicea

Encyclia phoenicea is an orchid species identified by (Lindl.) Neumann in 1846.
Genus
Encyclia (E.)
Grex
phoenicea
(name currently accepted by Kew)
Parents
Species
Author
(Lindl.) Neumann
Year
1846
ORIGIN: This species comes from the Bahamas, Cuba, Cayman Is. and Grand Turks and Caicos.

DESCRIPTION: Medium sized, hot growing epiphyte that is found near seacoasts at lower elevations with 1 to 3, apical, lanceolate, coriaceous, basally conduplicate into the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the spring through fall on a terminal, erect to arcuate, 3' [90 cm] long, racemose, several to many [25], successively flowered inflorescence arising on a mature pseudobulb and carrying flowers with a strong scent of chocolate.

FLOWER SIZE: 2 inches [5 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Origin
Add+ Encyclia E oblongata
Add+ Epidendrum Epi brevifolium Sander, traditional
Add+ Epidendrum Epi duboisianum
Add+ Epidendrum Epi grahamii
Add+ Epidendrum Epi oblongatum
Add+ Epidendrum Epi phoeniceum Sander, traditional
Add+ Encyclia E duboisiana
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