ORIGIN: Found in Panama in elfin forests at elevations around 1700 meters.
DESCRIPTION: Mini-miniature sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with slender, erect to suberect ramicauls enveloped by tubular sheath in the lower half and 1 to 2 others at the base and carrying, suberect to horizontal, rigid, thickly coriaceous, elliptical-ovate, obtuse to subacute, shallowly cordate and sessile base leaf that blooms in the winter on a successively single flowered inflorescence arising through a spathe with the peduncle concealed within and thin tubular floral bracts.
FLOWER SIZE: 0.2 inches [5 mm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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