ORIGIN: A medium sized, cool to warm growing epiphytic and lithophytic species from the eastern Cordillera of the Colombian Andes on exposed rock outcroppings and cliffs.
DESCRIPTION: A medium sized, cool to warm growing epiphytic and lithophytic species from the eastern Cordillera of the Colombian Andes on exposed rock outcroppings and cliffs with cylindrical, grooved, shiny pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, oblong, round apically, very leathery leaf that blooms in the late spring on a terminal, short, few [2 to 5] flowered, long lived inflorescence with fragrant flowers that open well.
FLOWER SIZE: 7 to 8 inches [17.5 to 20 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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