ORIGIN: Found in Myanmar and Thailand in deciduous forests on limestone hills at elevations around 100 meters.
DESCRIPTION: Small sized, deciduous, hot growing terrestrial orchid with elliptic to fusiform, narrowing in the middle pseudobulbs carrying deciduous, oblong-lanceolate, plicate, glabrous leaves that blooms in the fall and winter on a erect, 2 1/2' [75 cm] long, erect then arching, pubescent, many flowered inflorescence with 7 to 15 flowers held in a loose raceme occurring after leaf fall and before the new leaves begin to appear.
FLOWER SIZE: 2 1/2 inches [6.25 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).