ORIGIN: Found in China, Korea, Japan and the Ryukyus in shady and moist places in dense evergreen broad-leaved forests at elevations of 170 to 1500 meters.
DESCRIPTION: Small sized, cool to cold growing, semi-evergreen terrestrial with small pseudobulbs sheathed basally by leaf bases and carrying 2 to 4, elliptic-lanceolate to obovate-oblong, minutely pubescent above leaves and narrowing below into a sulcate petiole which blooms in the spring on terminal, lax, 2' [60 cm] long inflorescence with a loosely several [10 to 15] flowered racemose inflorescence with the rachis minutely pubescent and carrying mushroom scented flowers.
FLOWER SIZE: 0.8 across inches [2 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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Orchids and Freaky Weather
Posted by Sys Admin about 2 months ago
As predicted by scientists, freaky weather conditions have become more frequent. Last year, we had very heavy and continuous rains. So much so that even the orchids were struggling. The pests were ...