ORIGIN: Found in the Chinese Himalayas, Assam, the eastern Himalayas and Nepal in warm forests on hillsides at elevations of 1000 to 2330 meters.
DESCRIPTION: Miniature to small sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte or lithophyte with cylindrical, tapering at each end, rugose pseudobulbs carrying 4 to 6, oblong-lanceolate to elliptic-lanceolate, acute, membraneous, many veined, gradually narrowing below into the grooved petiolate base leaves that blooms in the spring and summer on a terminal, erect to slightly decurved, reddish pubescent, 1 to 4 [2.5 to 10 cm] long, racemose, laxly 6 to 12 flowered inflorescence with long-acuminate, lanceolate, glabrous floral bracts.
FLOWER SIZE: 0.2 to 0.4 inches [0.5 to 1 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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