ORIGIN: A small, creeping, cool to warm growing epiphyte from eastern Brazil.
DESCRIPTION: A small, creeping, cool to warm growing epiphyte from eastern Brazil with a long, branching, robust rhizome carrying erect, subrhomboid, compressed pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, subcoriaceous, shortly petiolate, linear-lanceolate, very acute leaf that blooms in the spring in Brazil on a very subsessile, basal, single flowered inflorescence that is held next to the pseudobulb and just clears the ovate-lanceolate, scarious, long acuminate floral bracts envelopping the lower pseudobulb.
FLOWER SIZE: 1/2 inch [1.25 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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