ORIGIN: From Brazil found near streams or the sea coast on trees and rocks or on bushes under trees at elevations around 200 meters.
DESCRIPTION: A cool to warm growing, medium sized epiphyitc or lithophytic species with slightly swollen pseudobulbs subtended by several membraneous sheaths and carrying 2 apical, oblong, coriaceous, spreading, rounded, notched apically leaves that blooms from autumn until spring on an erect, terminal, 4.6 to 6 [9 to 15 cm] long, 1 to few  flowered inflorescence subtended basally by a sheath from which long-lived, fragrant, waxy, color variable flowers arise.
FLOWER SIZE: Up to 4 1/2 inches [6 to 11 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 1 month 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 ...