ORIGIN: Found in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia in montane cloud forests at elevations around 200 to 1700 meters.
DESCRIPTION: Small sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with small [when present] flattenned, pseudobulbs enveloped basally by several sheaths with the uppermost being leaf-bearing carrying a single, apical, thin, obovate, acuminate, plicate leaf that narrows basally to become subpetiolate and blooms in the winter and spring on an erect, axillary, single flowered, 2 [5 cm] long inflorescence.
FLOWER SIZE: 1 1/5 inch [3 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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