Description: Lycaste macrophylla is the type species for the genus.
Culture: Grow in diffused bright light and keep in cool to warm temperatures. Keep humidity from 40 to 70%. Water regularly during growing season. The potting media should be a little moist in between waterings. To prevent rot, avoid allowing the leaves to become wet. Reduce watering during the winter. Pot plants in 75% fine bark and 25% perlite or in full sphagnum moss. 3