ORIGIN: Found in Mexico, Honduras and Belize in riverine forests at elevations around 300 meters.
DESCRIPTION: Miniature, hot to warm growing mule-eared epiphyte. Wow! I Like It!! This mule eared Orchid has tiny pseudobulbs enveloped almost completely by dry basal leafless sheaths and carries a single, apical, coarse, leathery, strongly keeled dorsally. elliptic, shortly conduplicate below into the base leaf and blooms in the spring on an erect, 7 [17.5 cm] long inflorescence with a few, successively opening flowers occurring more than once from the same spike and lasting several months each time.
FLOWER SIZE: 1/2 to 3/4 inch [1.25 to 2 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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