ORIGIN: Found in Peru and Minas Gerais Brazil at elevations of 500 to 1000 meters.
DESCRIPTION: Medium sized, warm growing epiphyte with elliptical pseudobulbs enveloped by leafless and leaf bearing sheaths carrying linear-oblanceolate, medium green, plicate, 3 nerved leaves that blooms in the spring and summer on a male inflorescence - almost erect then arching, to 14 [35 cm] long, to 20 flowered or a female inflorescence that is almost straight, to 7 [to 18 cm] long, and carrying up to 3 flowers.
FLOWER SIZE: 2 3/4 inches [6.8 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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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 ...