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Encyclia boothianum

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    Cool Encyclia boothianum

    This plant, also known as the silver dollar orchid for the shape of it's pbulbs, is another that is native to Florida. I bought it last year and hung it over with the vandas. I hadn't paid much attention to it until it began growing three new pbulbs all at the same time this spring. To my suprise all three had sheaths that developed and I am in love with these tiny flowers. One set was opening before they were all the way out of the sheath. As they age the flowers begin turning a deep orange color, while the new flowers are yellow. This plant has been a nice suprise...and I love the tiny spotted flowers.

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    Great growing.

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    I never even knew this Encyclia existed until now Connie. This is fantastic! Love the looks of the actual plant also. AL

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    Wow I thought it is cornu cervi at first glance I like it congrats.

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    Thanks all...it has been a fun one to watch grow and bloom.

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    So healthy and well grown! Nice going, Connie.

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    Lovely plant and flowers.

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    Connie that is really a keeper ! I wonder if it has been used in hybrids with Cattleyas, I am thinking it will be a good parent to pass on those striking patterns.

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    Beautiful flowers ... unusually colorful for an Enc. How big is the plant, Connie?

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    Quote Originally Posted by pavel View Post
    Beautiful flowers ... unusually colorful for an Enc. How big is the plant, Connie?
    When an adult, the pbulb is roughly the size of an American silver dollar. The leaves are 3-4 inches long. It's not a big one. The flowers are maybe an inch or inch and a quarter. And at first I would have sworn it was an oncidium. I wouldn't have thought Encyclia at all. Maybe they will change the name in a few years....lol.

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