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Lycaste sp., Lycaste

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Lycaste sp.

Lycaste
Family: Orchidaceae
Origin: Mexico to Honduras
Small shrub 2-5 ftSemi-shadeEpiphyteRegular waterModerate waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersUnusual colorYellow/orange flowersFragrantDeciduous

Lycaste is a genus of orchids that contains about 30 species with egg-shaped pseudobulbs and thin, plicate (pleated) leaves. Some Lycaste blooms have a unique fragrance - the scent of Lyc. aromatica has been variously described as cinnamon or clove.





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