ORIGIN: Found in Pastaza Ecuador along rivers at elevations around 1200 meters.
DESCRIPTION: Mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with erect, slender, terete ramicauls with a loose tubular sheath below the middle and 2 to 3 others at the base and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, purple suffused, ovate, acute, rounded below into the sessile base leaf that blooms in the late summer and early fall on a congested, .2 to .4 [.5 to 1 cm] long peduncle, simultaneously 2 to 3 flowered inflorescence arising through a spathe at the base of the leaf and has a tubular floral bract.
FLOWER SIZE: 0.2 inches [5 mm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).