Polycycnis gratiosa Endres & Rchb. f. 1871 Photo by T Kusibab

Fragrance Part shadeWarm to HotSpring

Common Name The Beautiful Polycicnis

Flower Size 1 1/2" [3.75 cm]

Found from Costa Rica and Panama, as a medium sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte at elevations of 700 to 800 meters

Synonyms Polycycnis lepida var. gratiosa (Endres & Rchb. f.) Stein 1892

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orquideologia Vol 12 No 2/3 1977/8 drawing good; AOS Bulletin Vol 61 #7 1992 drawing fide; Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica Vol 3 Hammel, Grayum, Herrera and Zamora 2003;

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