ORIGIN: Found from Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama in wet montane forests on low trees along the margins of grasslands at elevations around 570 to 900 meters.
DESCRIPTION: Medium sized, warm growing epiphyte with slightly compressed, conical pseudobulbs enveloped basally by several, imbricating, leafless below and leaf-bearing above sheaths carrying 5 to 6, green, plicate leaves that are basally clasping to the leaf sheaths which blooms in the fall on a basal, lateral, to 8 [to 20 cm] long, racemose, to 8 flowered inflorescence enveloped basally by 3, imbricating, inflated sheaths and carrying very fragrant flowers.
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Posted by Sys Admin 4 months ago
I made another PET video and hopefully this one is more streamlined than the last one! Enjoy!
Orchids and Freaky Weather
Posted by Sys Admin 5 months ago
As predicted by scientists, freaky weather conditions have become more frequent. Last year, we had very heavy and continuous rains. So much so that even the orchids were struggling. The pests were ...