ORIGIN: Found in China, Taiwan, Western Himalayas, Eastern Himalayas, Nepal, Bhutan and Myanmar in open hillside in damp hollows around rocks among scrub at elevations of 2500 to 2900 meters.
DESCRIPTION: Miniature to small sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial with a cylindrical to ovoid tuber giving rise to an erect, stem with lanceolate, acuminate sheaths and carrying broadly ovate-cordate, acute, narrowing below into the clasping base leaves that blooms in the summer on a secund, glabrous, laxly to subdensely, 2 to 5 [5 to 12.5 cm] long, 8 to many flowered inflorescence with ovate to ovate-lanceolate, acute floral bracts.
FLOWER SIZE: 0.4 to 0.5 inches [1 to 1.2 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Growing with Orchids: 71 Articles by Ken Slump Added to ORCHIDS.ORG
Author is Sys Admin, posted 4 months ago
The International Orchid Foundation is happy to announce the publishing of 71 articles written by Ken Slump, long time orchid grower and judge. The content contains a weath of information, especia...
Author is Ken Slump, posted 4 months ago
Suggestions for Choosing Plants Requiring Minimal Care
THIS SEEMS LIKE AN IDEAL TOPIC for an article. Many of us want to enjoy orchid flowers with a minimum of fuss and I have found that most ...
Beginners Start Here
Author is Ken Slump, posted 7 months ago
A 12-Step Plan for Becoming a Successful Orchid Grower
IF YOU ARE NEW TO THE ORCHID hobby and perhaps feel you are not enjoying the success with your plants that you had hoped for, read throug...
Author is Roy Tokunaga, posted 9 months ago
Flower Boosters Florida 2018
by Roy Tokunaga Email: [email protected]
Definition: Anything that will empower my Orchid to spike more reliably with maximum flowers. It can be cultu...