ORIGIN: This is a dwarf, hot growing, variable, epiphytic species from Madagascar and found in the transitional land between the coastal plain and the central plateau in evergreen forests onn twigs and small branches at elevations of 1000 to 1500 meters.
DESCRIPTION: This is a dwarf, hot growing, variable, epiphytic species from Madagascar and found in the transitional land between the coastal plain and the central plateau in evergreen forests onn twigs and small branches at elevations of 1000 to 1500 meters with very short stems carrying several obovate to oblong-cuneiform, fleshy, unequally bilobed at the apex leaves. The flowers are large, long lasting and fragrant at night and occur in the late winter and spring on a short, 2 [5 cm] long, 1 to 6 flowered inflorescence with large cuculate floral bracts.
FLOWER SIZE: 2 inches [5cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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