~Encyclia belizense [Rchb.f] Schlechter 1918 - See Encyclia guatemalensis [Klotzsch] Dressler & Pollard 1971 Photo courtesy of Jay Pfahl

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A hot to warm growing species from Belize, Mexico and Honduras, it can be found from sea level to 100 meters in altitude in tropical deciduous forests as an epiphyte that blooms in the spring and summer on a racemose or branched, erect or arching, few to many, fragrant flowered inflorescence. It is best wood mounted in partial shade and water and fertilize while growing and less when mature.

Synonyms Encyclia virens Schltr. 1914; *Epidendrum belizense Rchb.f 1877; Epidendrum virens Lindley & Paxton 1841

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Planetarum Tropicarum Plate 683 Dodson 1982

~Encyclia belizense var alba[Rchb.f] Schlechter 1918 - See Encyclia guatemalensis [Klotzsch] Dressler & Pollard 1971 Photo courtesy of Robert Weyman Bussey

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~Encyclia belizensis (Rchb. f.) Schltr. ssp. parviflora (Regel) Dressler & Pollard 1974 - See Encyclia parviflora [Regel] Withner 1998 Photo courtesy of Noble Bashor

Tamaulipas Mx., 335m elev., Galeana Canyon north of Ciudad Mante, epiphytic on Oaks

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 48 No 5 1979;

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