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Orchid Species: Encyclia pentotis

Kew currently accepted name is Prosthechea baculus

Encyclia pentotis is an orchid species identified by (Rchb.f.) Dressler in 1961. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Prosthechea baculus.
Encyclia (E.)
(Rchb.f.) Dressler
ORIGIN: Found in Vera Cruz, Oaxaca and Chiapas states of Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua and Costa Rica and south to Colombia and Brazil in lower montane forests at altitudes of 400 to 1700 meters.

DESCRIPTION: This medium sized, hot to cool growing, cockleshell epiphytic species with fusiform, slightly compressed pseudobulbs carrying 2 to 3, towards the apex, lanceolate to ligulate-elliptic, obtuse leaves that blooms in the spring and summer and fall with an apical, short to 2 1/2 [6.25 cm], erect, 2 to 3 flowered inflorescence with a prominent basal sheath arising on a newly matured, fusiform, cylindric, bifoliate pseudobulb giving rise to strongly fragrant [honey], inverted flowers.

FLOWER SIZE: To 3 inches [7.5 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 baculus 1998 (Rchb.f.) W.E.Higgins
Add+ Anacheilium Ahl confusum 2004 (Rolfe) Withner & P.A.Harding
Add+ Epidendrum Epi beyrodtianum 1915 Schltr.
Add+ Epidendrum Epi confusum 1899 Rolfe
Add+ Epidendrum Epi pentotis 1876 Rchb.f.
Add+ Hormidium Horm pentotes
Add+ Anacheilium Ahl baculus 2004 (Rchb.f.) Withner & P.A.Harding
Add+ Encyclia E baculus 1971 (Rchb.f.) Dressler & G.E.Pollard
Add+ Epidendrum Epi baculus 1856 Rchb.f.
Add+ Prosthechea Psh confusa 2009 (Rolfe) W.E.Higgins
Most awarded/recent cultivars: E. baculus 'Mayan Princess' (4 awards from 1987 to 1992) E. baculus 'Mendenhall' (2003) Psh. baculus 'María del Carmen' (2002) E. baculus 'Raquel' (1991) Epi. pentotis 'Penn Valley' (1959)
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