ORIGIN: Found at altitudes of 700 to 1000 meters in Colombia and Venezuela.
DESCRIPTION: A medium sized, cool to warm growing epiphytic species with clavate, compressed, grooved pseudobulbs subtended by greyish sheaths nad carrying a single, apical, elliptic-ovate, thick, coriaceous leaf and blooms in the late spring and late summer on a terminal, 3 3/4 [9 cm] long, few, fragrant flowered inflorescence arising on a mature pseudobulb subtended by a large basal sheath.
FLOWER SIZE: 5 inches [17.5 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).