ORIGIN: Found from Venezuela, Colombia to Ecuador as a medium sized, cold to warm growing epiphyte at elevations of 1100 to 1800 meters.
DESCRIPTION: Found from Venezuela, Colombia to Ecuador as a medium sized, cold to warm growing epiphyte at elevations of 1100 to 1800 meters with elliptic-pyriform, moderaltely compressed, light green pseudobulbs partially enveloped basally by several distichous, imbricating lower leafless, upper leaf-bearing sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect to arching, lanceolate, thin, acute, conduplicate below into the petiole-like base leaf and blooms on an axillary, slender, terete, pale green, erect, 9 [22 cm] long, few to several [4 to 15] flowered inflorescence arising on a mature pseudobulb through the axil of the leaf-bearing sheath and is as long or longer than the leaf, has a few distant tubular, acute bracts and occurs in the fall and winter.
FLOWER SIZE: 3/4 inch [2 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).