ORIGIN: Found in Minas Gerais and Mato Grosso states of Brazil.
DESCRIPTION: Small to medium sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with leaves that are not present at blooming and no reference as to what they are, that blooms in the winter on an erect terminal, 4 to 14 [10 to 35 cm] long, rachis short, pale rose to clear rose, few floewred inflorescence enveloped by 5 to 6, membraneous, glabrous, long-amplexicaule, tubular, strongly appressed bracts and oval-lanceolate, long-acuminate, glabrous, shorter than the ovary floral bracts.
FLOWER SIZE: 0.4 inches [1 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
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