Euchile mariae
(syn. Encyclia mariae)
(Ames) Withner 1998


     

     

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E. marie is from north eastern Mexico where it grows on the eastern side of the Sierra Madre Oriental in dry oak forests at altitudes of around 1000 - 2000m.

This species is best grown mounted and on the cool side of intermediate. It needs a cool dry and bright winter rest to flower well in spring/ early summer.

Flower size:6-7cm. Pseudobulbs: 3-4cm, leaves: 10-16cm.