Encyclia Ceratistes (Fragrant Species From Brazil)

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Encyclia ceratistes, also known as Epidendrum ramonense or frosted rain, is a species of orchid. Common Name: Horned-Columned Encyclia Habitat: Central America and Brazil, Columbia, and Venezuela. It is found growing in wet oak forests from 330 to 1600 meters in elevation. Plant Size: Large. The pseudobulbs are pear-shaped and have from one to four fleshy leaves.Flower Size: 1 inch (2.5 cm)

Flower Description: The flowers of Encyclia ceratistes have clear yellow-green petals and sepals and are star-shaped. The lip is white with purple veins. The column is dark and has projections on the cap that look like cow horns. The flower stem is long and arching and grows from 2 to 5 feet (60-150 cm) in length. Lots of flowers occur on the heavily branched stem that emerges from freshly matured growths. Bloom Season: Spring to Fall, Growing Temperature: Intermediate

Description
Encyclia ceratistes, also known as Epidendrum ramonense or frosted rain, is a species of orchid. Common Name: Horned-Columned Encyclia Habitat: Central America and Brazil, Columbia, and Venezuela. It is found growing in wet oak forests from 330 to 1600 meters in elevation. Plant Size: Large. The pseudobulbs are pear-shaped and have from one to four fleshy leaves.Flower Size: 1 inch (2.5 cm)

Flower Description: The flowers of Encyclia ceratistes have clear yellow-green petals and sepals and are star-shaped. The lip is white with purple veins. The column is dark and has projections on the cap that look like cow horns. The flower stem is long and arching and grows from 2 to 5 feet (60-150 cm) in length. Lots of flowers occur on the heavily branched stem that emerges from freshly matured growths. Bloom Season: Spring to Fall, Growing Temperature: Intermediate