Pinalia valida is an orchid species identified by (Lindl.) Kuntze in 1891. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Cylindrolobus validus.
ORIGIN: Found Malaysia, Java, Sumatra and Borneo at elevations up to 1700 meters.
DESCRIPTION: Large to giant sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with emering horizontal but becoming pendulous, elongate, leafy throughout stems carrying narrowly lanceolate, gradually narrowing towards the apex leaves that blooms on many, arising from nodes along the leafy stem, each 2 to 6 flowered inflorescence has triangular, acute floral bracts.
FLOWER SIZE: 0.8 inches [2 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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