ORIGIN: Found in Colombia, eastern Ecuador and Peru in very wet montane forests at elevations of 1000 to 2000 meters.
DESCRIPTION: Large sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial on steep embankments with pyriform longitudinally ribbed pseudobulbs enveloped basally by a few dry, scarious sheaths and carries a single, thin, plicate, elliptic, acuminate leaf that narrows basally into the elongate, sulcate petiole and blooms in the fall and winter on an erect, basal, 18 [45 cm] long, loosely several flowered inflorescence arising on a mature pseudobulb with very strongly fragrant flowers .
FLOWER SIZE: 1 1/5 inch [3 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 3 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 3 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 ...
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Author is Ken Slump, posted 6 months ago
A 12-Step Plan for Becoming a Successful Orchid Grower
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Author is Roy Tokunaga, posted 7 months ago
Flower Boosters Florida 2018
by Roy Tokunaga Email: [email protected]
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