ORIGIN: Found as a medium sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte from Mexico south to Panama in pastures and disturbed deciduous cloud forests that occurs at elevations of 500 to 3500 meters.
DESCRIPTION: Found as a medium sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte from Mexico south to Panama in pastures and disturbed deciduous cloud forests that occurs at elevations of 500 to 3500 meters with loosely clustered, narrowly ovoid to fusiform-ovoid pseudobulbs carrying 2 to 3 towards the apex, narrowly ligulate-elliptic to ligulate-lanceolate, acute or narrowly obtuse leaves that blooms mostly in the spring and summer but possible at any time, on an apical, to 12 [6 to 30 cm] long, simple, pendulous to arching, densly many [6 to 12] flowered inflorescence arising on a mature pseudobulb and is shorter or just as long as the leaves and carries non-resupinate, successive opening, fleshy, cup shaped flowers. This species can be distinguished from E maculosa by not having a warty-echinate surface on the flowers.
FLOWER SIZE: 1/2 to 3/4 inch [1.25 to 2 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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