ORIGIN: Found as a medium to large sized, hot growing epiphyte only in Ecuador below 250 meters in elevation in wet montane forests on large trees.
DESCRIPTION: Found as a medium to large sized, hot growing epiphyte only in Ecuador below 250 meters in elevation in wet montane forests on large trees with a woody rhizome carrying cylindrical, lightly compressed pseudobulbs subtended by several pairs of scarious bracts and carrying 2 apical, narrowly oblong-lanceolate, acute, the mid-vein carinate, attenuate to the shortly petiolate conduplicate base leaves that blooms in the fall and early winter in the northern hemisphere on a basal, 13 [32.5 cm] long, several to many [15 to 40] flowered inflorescence arising on a mature pseudobulb, with 5 to 6 distant bracts, decreasing in size from the basal sheath carrying fragrant flowers reminiscent of pepper with vanilla.
FLOWER SIZE: 3/4 inch [1.8 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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