Commonly known as the Fire Star Orchid, is a species of orchid native to Central and South America. It belongs to the family Orchidaceae. This epiphytic orchid is noted for its striking, star-shaped flowers that are typically reddish-orange in color, resembling flames. The blooms are usually produced on tall inflorescences, adding a vibrant touch to any orchid collection. Encyclia phoenicia thrives in bright, indirect light and prefers to be kept slightly moist but not waterlogged. Adequate air circulation and humidity are important for its overall health and well-being.