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Orchid Species: Encyclia ochracea

Kew currently accepted name is Prosthechea ochracea

Encyclia ochracea is an orchid species identified by (Lindl.) Dressler in 1961. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Prosthechea ochracea.
Genus
Encyclia (E.)
Grex
ochracea
Parents
Species
Author
(Lindl.) Dressler
Year
1961
ORIGIN: Found as a medium sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte from Mexico south to Panama in pastures and disturbed deciduous cloud forests that occurs at elevations of 500 to 3500 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Found as a medium sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte from Mexico south to Panama in pastures and disturbed deciduous cloud forests that occurs at elevations of 500 to 3500 meters with loosely clustered, narrowly ovoid to fusiform-ovoid pseudobulbs carrying 2 to 3 towards the apex, narrowly ligulate-elliptic to ligulate-lanceolate, acute or narrowly obtuse leaves that blooms mostly in the spring and summer but possible at any time, on an apical, to 12 [6 to 30 cm] long, simple, pendulous to arching, densly many [6 to 12] flowered inflorescence arising on a mature pseudobulb and is shorter or just as long as the leaves and carries non-resupinate, successive opening, fleshy, cup shaped flowers. This species can be distinguished from E maculosa by not having a warty-echinate surface on the flowers.

FLOWER SIZE: 1/2 to 3/4 inch [1.25 to 2 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Prosthechea Psh ochracea 1998 (Lindl.) W.E.Higgins
Add+ Epidendrum Epi ochraceum 1838 Lindl.
Add+ Epidendrum Epi triste 1845 A.Rich. & Galeotti
Most awarded/recent cultivars: Psh. ochracea 'Small Surprise' (2015) E. ochracea 'Alberto' (1975)
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