ORIGIN: A Brazilian, small to medium sized, warm to cool growing lithophyte, from the state of Minas Gerias, Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro on rocks among grasses at elevations of 800 to 1500 meters.
DESCRIPTION: A Brazilian, small to medium sized, warm to cool growing lithophyte, from the state of Minas Gerias, Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro on rocks among grasses at elevations of 800 to 1500 meters with cylindrical to oboclaviform, swollen at the base pseudobulbs enveloped by white, striated sheaths and carrying 1 or rarely 2, linear-oblong, erect or spreading leaves which are tinged purple that blooms in the late winter and spring in cultivation on an erect, slender, to 2'[to 60 cm] long, racemose, several [5 to 15] flowered inflorescence with longlasting, color variable flowers with a flattened basal sheath.
FLOWER SIZE: 2 1/2 inches [6.25 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 ...