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Rhyncholaelia digbyana is a plant in the genus Rhyncholaelia. Plant blooms in the summer with up to two 17 cm wide flowers. The flowers are light lemon color with a refreshing lemon-like smell and start to appear from summer. This plant is found growing on trees and bushes in Costa Rica, Belize, Guatemala, Honduras and Southeast Mexico. The blooming season is from September till January.

In the jungles of the Mexican Caribbean, this orchid can be seen attached to big sapodilla trees. Some local gardeners cultivate this type of flower with relative success. This species of orchid is not considered endangered. By the way, this orchid is the national flower of Honduras in Central America.

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