ORIGIN: Found in northern coastal Venezuela at elevations around 1250 to 2000 meters.
DESCRIPTION: Mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with slender, erect, blackish ramicauls envelopd basally by 2 to 3 close, tubular sheaths and carrying a single, apical, thickly coriaceous, sulcate, narrowly linear, narrowly obtuse, gradually narrowing below into the indistinct petiolate base leaf that blooms in the summer on an erect, slender, .4 to 1 [1 to 2.5 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with a bract below the middle, arising from low on the ramicaul and has a tubular floral bract.
FLOWER SIZE: 0.2 inches [5 mm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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