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Orchid Species: Nyctosma nocturna

Kew currently accepted name is Epidendrum nocturnum

Nyctosma nocturna is an orchid species identified by (Jacq.) Raf. in 1837. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Epidendrum nocturnum.
Genus
Nyctosma (Nyct.)
Grex
nocturna
Parents
Species
Author
(Jacq.) Raf.
Year
1837
ORIGIN: Found in Florida, Bahamas, Puerto Rico, Windward Islands, Leewards Islands, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Cuba, Jamaica, Cayman Islands, Trinidad & Tobago, Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Fr. Guiana, Surinam, Brazil, Peru and Bolivia in wet montane forests as a large sized, reedstem, hot to cool growing epiphyte at elevations of 100 to 1980 meters, but at higher elevations it is found on rocks in leaf detritus.

DESCRIPTION: A large sized, reedstem, hot to cool growing epiphyte at elevations of 100 to 1980 meters, but at higher elevations it is found on rocks in leaf detritus, with a leafy, compressed, erect stem enveloped basally by a few tubular, scarious, acuminate sheaths and carrying leathery, linear-oblong to oblong-ligulate, sessile, acute leaves held towards the apex of the stem that blooms in the summer through fall with a terminal, to 3/4 [2 cm] long, occasionally branched, 1 to few flowered raceme which can produce flowers for more than one season, giving rise to, fragrant [often nocturnally], large, showy, successively opening flowers occurring over months on newly mature and older pseudobulbs.

FLOWER SIZE: 3 to 5 inches [7.5 to 13.5 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Epidendrum Epi nocturnum 1760 Jacq.
Add+ Auliza Alz nocturna 1913 (Jacq.) Small
Add+ Amphiglottis Amph nocturna 1924 (Jacq.) Britton in N.L.Britton & P.Wilson
Add+ Epidendrum Epi bahiense 1859 Rchb.f.
Add+ Epidendrum Epi leucarachne 1920 Schltr.
Add+ Epidendrum Epi carolinianum 1783 Lam.
Add+ Epidendrum Epi discolor 1845 A.Rich. & Galeotti
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