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Encyclia howardii Howard's Encyclia

 

Howard's Encyclia, Encyclia howardii

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Encyclia howardii (Ames & Correll) A. Dietr. 1984Photos courtesy of Marv Ragan

Fragance

Common Name Howard's Encyclia [American Plant Taxomonist mid 1900's]

Flower Size 1.8" [4.5 cm]

Found in Oriente state, Cuba in dense tropical forests as a medium sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte and has large leaves and large sparesely flowered panicles of flowers smelling of vanilla occuring in the summer and early fall.

Synonyms *Epidendrum howardii Ames & Correll 1943

 

 

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