ORIGIN: This epiphytic, medium sized, warm growing species comes from the Amazon basin of Brazil and Peru in wet montane forests at elevations around 750 to 1000 meters.
DESCRIPTION: This epiphytic, medium sized, warm growing species comes from the Amazon basin of Brazil and Peru in wet montane forests at elevations around 750 to 1000 meters with a fusiform pseudobulb enveloped by imbricate leaf-bearing sheaths with deciduous, elliptic, petiolate, acuminate leaves that blooms in the spring and summer on a 2 1/2 to 12 [6.75 to 30 cm] long, arching to pendant, racemose many flowered inflorescence with the fragrant flowers arising from the leaf nodes near the apex of the newest, mature pseudobulb.
FLOWER SIZE: To almost 4 Across inches [to 10 cm across]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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