Bathiea perrieri is an orchid species identified by (Schltr.) Schltr. in 1915. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Neobathiea perrieri.
ORIGIN: Found in northern and western Madagascar in tropical forests on or near riverbanks on bushes.
DESCRIPTION: Miniature to small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a short stem carrying several, glossy, slightly hard leaves with wavy margins and slightly obtusely bilobed that blooms in the late spring and early summer on an axillary, 3 1/4 to 6 [8 to 15 cm] long, 2 to 3 flowered inflorescence with fragrant flowers.
FLOWER SIZE: 1 3/4 inch [4.5 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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