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Encyclia gracilis Graceful Encyclia


Graceful Encyclia , Encyclia gracilis


Encyclia gracilis (Lindl.) Schltr 1915 Photo courtesy of Andy's Orchids Copyright 2002 All rights reserved.

Common Name The Graceful Encyclia


Found in the Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos at low elevations as a medium sized, hot to warm growing lithophyte or terrestrial with 3 to 4 leaves that blooms in the summer on an erect, 3" and more [1 meter] long, paniculate inflorescence with many sweetly fragrant flowers.

Synonyms *Epidendrum gracile Lindl. 1836; Epidendrum helleri Fenzl ex Hemsl. 1883; Doxosma gracilis Raf. 1836