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Encyclia asperula Asperulous Encyclia


Asperulous Encyclia , Encyclia asperula


Encyclia asperula Dressler & G.E. Pollard 1974

Common Name The Asperulous Encyclia

Flower Size 1" [3 cm]

Found in Chiapas Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras and Belize as a small, compact, single leafed epiphyte from elfin forest, tropical rain forest and montain rain forests at elevations of 350 to 1250 meters with subglobose to ovoid-pyriform, slightly rugose pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, linear, acute, fleshy-coriaceous, rigid, conduplicate below into the petiole-like base leaf that blooms on a 4" [10 cm] long inflorescence with a verrucose, purplish peduncle and rachis arising on a mature pseudobulb, occurring in the late winter and spring with longlasting, semi-fragrant flowers held at mid leaf.