Mycaranthes vanvuurenii is an orchid species identified by (J.J.Sm.) Rauschert in 1983. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Mycaranthes tricuspidata.
ORIGIN: Found in Sulawesi in montane forests in the forrks of large trees and on old coffee bushes at elevations of 900 to 15000 meters.
DESCRIPTION: Large sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with cane-like stems carrying several, linear leaves that blooms in the suumer and fall on 7 to 8, to 8 [to 20 cm] long, successively 5 to 10, many flowered inflorescence.
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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