ORIGIN: China, Thailand and Myanmar on tree trunks, forks and damp rocks on wooded slopes at elevations of 1200 to 1900 meters where it needs even year round watering and fertilizer.
DESCRIPTION: Found as a large sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte or lithophyte that needs even year round watering and fertilizer and has bilaterally compressed, elongate-ovate pseudobulbs enveloped basally by several sheaths and carrying linear-ligulate, distinctly keeled on the underside, acute, mid green leaves that blooms on an erect, basal, 3 to 4'4 [90 to 130 cm] long, arching, densely many [10 to 20] flowered inflorescence with triangular floral bracts and carrying strongly fragrant flowers occurring in the fall and early winter .
FLOWER SIZE: 4 to 6 inches [10 to 15 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
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