ORIGIN: Found in Bahia, Minas Gerais and Pernambuco states of Brazil as a large sized, cool to warm growing epiphyte at elevations around 600 meters growing on rock outcrops near the sea and on palms in full sun with lots of warmth and humid air.
DESCRIPTION: A large sized, cool to warm growing epiphyte at elevations around 600 meters growing on rock outcrops near the sea and on palms in full sun with lots of warmth and humid air with tall, cylindrical pseudobulbs carrying 2 apical leaves that blooms in the fall, winter and early spring with a terminal, several to many [10 to 30] flowered inflorescence carrying fragrant flowers.
FLOWER SIZE: 4 inches [10 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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