ORIGIN: Found in Sabah and Sarawak Borneo in lower montane forests at elevations of 1100 to 2700 meters.
DESCRIPTION: Small sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with 1/2 [1.25 cm] between each elongate, ovoid pseudobulb and carrying a single, apical, erect, elliptic, shortly acuminate, acute, membranaceous, plicate, 7 nerved, green suffused with red, gradually narrowing below into the grooved, petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring on a hysteranthous to synanthous, elongate, arched, very slender, slightly dilated towards the apex, 7 [17.5 cm] long, to 40 flowered inflorescence arising on a mature pseudobulb with successively opening flowers.
FLOWER SIZE: 2.4 inches [6 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).