ORIGIN: From the Philippines on forested slopes as an epiphyte on mossy trees in moderate shade at elevations of 400 to 1400 meters.
DESCRIPTION: A small plant with big flowers, it is a hot to warm growing epiphyte that needs to be kept evenly moist and appreciates bright, indirect light with fleshy roots, a very short stem and several elliptic-oblong, obtuse, broad leaves and it blooms in winter and spring on a axillary, 1 5/8 [4 cm] long, few  flowered, racemose inflorescence with rigid, fleshy, triangular, acute floral bracts and has large, fragrant flowers.
FLOWER SIZE: 1 to 1 1/2 inches [3 cm to 4.5 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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