ORIGIN: Found in Venezuela and southeastern Bahia, Espirito Santo, Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo states of Brazil.
DESCRIPTION: Medium sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with ovate, very light green, laterally compressed, smooth, ancipitous pseudobulbs carrying 2, apical, light green, spathulate, apically asymetric, gradually narrowing below into the conduplicate base leaves that blooms in the summer on a basal, 4 to 6 [10 to 15 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence enveloped completely by imbricating, flat, thin bracts.
FLOWER SIZE: 2 inches [5 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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