ORIGIN: This large sized epiphyte is from Brazil at elevations around 800 meters.
DESCRIPTION: This large sized epiphyte is from Brazil at elevations around 800 meters and is a cool to warm growing orchid with narrowly oblong-ovate, compressed pseudobulbs carrying 2, apical, linear-ligulate, subacute, yellow green leaves that blooms on a racemose, axillary from the base of the pseudobulb, slender, erect or arching, 2' [60 cm] long inflorescence that has 7 to 10 successively opening flowers occurring in the fall and requires even well watered conditions year round with bright light.
FLOWER SIZE: 2 to 3 inches [5 to 7.5 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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