ORIGIN: Found in El Oro Ecuador in forests at elevations around 1800 meters.
DESCRIPTION: Small sized, cool growing epiphyte with slender, erect ramicauls enveloped by a close tubular sheath on the lower third and 2 others at the base and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, narrowly ovate, acute, acuminate, rounded to subcordate below into the sesille base leaf that blooms in the spring and summer on a fascile of .12 to .2 [3 to 5 mm] long, successively single, few flowered inflorescence arising and enveloped by a spathe and has thin, tubular floral bracts.
FLOWER SIZE: 0.4 inches [1 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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