Encyclia adenocarpa (Lex.) Schltr. 1914
Common Name The Swollen Fruit Encyclia
Found through most of the Pacific coast of Mexico south through
Nicaragua on dry foothills, lava-flows, thorn forests or tropical
deciduous forests, even on cacti at elevations around sea level to
1200 meters as a hot to warm growing epiphyte with clustered conic-ovaoid
pseudobulbs and carrying 2 to 3 linear to strap shaped, folded
leaves that gradually narrow into the base and blooms on a terminal,
simple or branches, 10" to to 30" [25 cm to 1m] long, few to many [4
to 40] flowered inflorescnece that carry the fragrant flower well
above the leaves
Synonyms Encyclia papillosa (Bateman ex Lindl.) Aguirre-Olav.
1987; *Epidendrum adenocarpon Lex. 1825; Epidendrum adenocarpon var.
rosei Ames, F.T.Hubb. & C.Schweinf. 1935; Epidendrum crispatum
Knowles & Westc. 1838; Epidendrum papillosum Bateman ex Lindl. 1838;