ORIGIN: Found in Colombia and Venezuela at elevations around 2300 to 2500 meters.
DESCRIPTION: Mini-miniature sized, cold growing epiphyte with erect ramicauls enveloped by 3 to 7, tubular, hispidulous sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, thickly coriaceous, narrowly elliptical-ovate, acute, cuneate below into the subpetiolate base leaf that blooms in the winter and spring on a fascile of .05 to .1 [1 to 2mm] long, single successive flowers arising from the apex of the ramicual.
FLOWER SIZE: 0.2 inches [5 mm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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