Discribed: (Vell.) W.E. Higgins, 1997 publ. 1998
Origin: Common epiphyte throughout tropical America.
Synonyms: Encyclia vespa, Anacheilium crassilabium
Temperatures: 14°- 20°C
Water: weekly. Allow roots to dry out between waterings.
Air humidity: 60-80%
Placement: Half shade + good ventilation
Presentation: 2 years to a flowering size plant in 6 cm pot.
Flowers: 4 to 9 flowers on every spike. 3 to 3.75 cm tall.
Flowering season: 3-8, 10-12
Flowering time: +/- 4 weeks
Fragrance: Sweet scent