ORIGIN: Found in Colombia and Ecuador in cloud forests at elevations of 1500 to 1900 meters.
DESCRIPTION: Medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with stout to slender, erect ramicauls enveloped by a tubular sheath above the middle and 2 others at the base and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptical, subacute to obtuse, cuneate below intot he illdefined petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, strict, congested, 3.2 [8 cm] long, more or less simultaneously several flowered inflorescence arising behind the leaf through a spathe at the apex of the ramicaul and has an oblique acute floral bract.. Plant is 12 to 18 in height.
FLOWER SIZE: 0.4 inches [1 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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