ORIGIN: Found in Minas Gerais and Pernambuco states of Brazil as a bifoliate, large sized, warm to cool growing lithophytic species found on bare rock outcroppings at elevations of 900 to 1500 meters in bright light.
DESCRIPTION: Found in Minas Gerais and Pernambuco states of Brazil as a bifoliate, large sized, warm to cool growing lithophytic species found on bare rock outcroppings at elevations of 900 to 1500 meters in bright light with narrowly cylindrical pseudobulbs carrying 2, apical, narrowly elliptic leaves that blooms in the late summer on a terminal, 8 to 24 [20 to 60 cm] long, 2 to several  flowered inflorescence with fragrant, long-lived, heavy-textured, color variable flowers.
FLOWER SIZE: 3 1/8 inch [8 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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