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Orchid Species: Encyclia phymatoglossa

Kew currently accepted name is Prosthechea varicosa

Encyclia phymatoglossa is an orchid species identified by (Rchb.f.) Schltr. in 1918. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Prosthechea varicosa.
Encyclia (E.)
(Rchb.f.) Schltr.
ORIGIN: Endemic to Jalisco, Michoacan, Guerrero, Morelos, Oaxaca, Vera Cruz, Puebla, and Hidalgo states of Mexico, this small sized, cool to cold growing epiphytic, terrestrial or lithophytic species occurs at 1500 to 2800 meters in elevations in wet forests of oak and pine-oak.

DESCRIPTION: Small sized, cool to cold growing epiphytic, terrestrial or lithophytic species with ovoid-fusiform to ovoid-elliptic pseudobulbs that extend apically to a thin neck and carrying 2 to 3, apical, elliptic-oblong, to elliptic-lanceolate, acute or subacute leaves and has an inflorescence that is apical, erect or arching from 1 1/2 to 20 [75 to 80 cm] long, simple and has from 4 to 25 fragrant, longlasting, glossy textured flowers that blooms mostly in the winter or summer.

FLOWER SIZE: To about 1 inch [to about 2.5 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Encyclia E chiriquensis 1918 (Rchb.f.) Schltr.
Add+ Epidendrum Epi chiriquense 1852 Rchb.f.
Add+ Epidendrum Epi leiobolbon 1841 Hook.
Add+ Encyclia E varicosa 1918 (Bateman ex Lindl.) Schltr.
Add+ Pseudencyclia Pde varicosa 2003 (Bateman ex Lindl.) V.P.Castro & Chiron
Add+ Pollardia Poll varicosa 2004 (Bateman ex Lindl.) Withner & P.A.Harding
Add+ Prosthechea Psh varicosa 1998 (Bateman ex Lindl.) W.E.Higgins
Add+ Epidendrum Epi lunaeanum 1853 A.Rich. ex Lindl.
Add+ Epidendrum Epi phymatoglossum 1852 Rchb.f.
Add+ Epidendrum Epi ramirezii 1930 Gojon Sánchez
Add+ Epidendrum Epi varicosum 1838 Bateman ex Lindl.
Most awarded/recent cultivars: E. varicosa 'Sergio Romero' (2013) E. varicosa 'Monica' (1992)
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