ORIGIN: A miniature sized, vandaceous, cool to hot growing species endemic to Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria Australia at elevations of 100 to 1400 meters on exposed slopes and ridges.
DESCRIPTION: A miniature sized, vandaceous, cool to hot growing species endemic to Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria Australia at elevations of 100 to 1400 meters on exposed slopes and ridges, that can be epiphytic or lithophytic in growth habit and is found in moist well shaded gullies on small bushes or on trees in humid wet forests. It has semi-pendulous stems carrying 3 to 8, oblong-falcate, fleshy, olive green, usually curved, finely toothed margins leaves and blooms on an axillary, pendant, to 8 3/4 [22 cm] long, racemose, several flowered inflorescence with successive opening, very fragrant [orange blossoms] flowers occurring in winter and spring and should be kept moist year round.
FLOWER SIZE: 1 1/4 inch [2 to 3.5 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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