ORIGIN: Found in Northern Territories and Western Australia, Queensland and New South Wales in forests of Sclerophyll in hollows of dead branches at elevations of 5 to 900 meters.
DESCRIPTION: This medium to just large sized, warm to cool growing epiphytic species has clustered, grey green, narrow ellipsoid pseudobulbs enveloped basally by several sheaths carrying 2 to 6, linear, erect, rigid, thick and grooved above leaves that blooms in the spring on a basal, arching, crowded, many small flowered, to 1 1/2' [45 cm] long, racemose scape with often more than one per pseudobulb giving rise to waxy, color variable, fragrant flowers that can be found growing quite happily in full sun and in dry conditions.
FLOWER SIZE: 3/4 to 1 3/4 inch [1.8 to 4 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).