ORIGIN: Found in Brazil as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing rupicolous lithophyte on iron ore outcroppings in Minas Gerais or on the base of Vellozia shrubs at elevations of 800 to 1300 meters.
DESCRIPTION: A miniature sized, warm to cool growing rupicolous lithophyte with clustered, flask shaped pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, ovate-oblong, acute, rigid, erect, dark green tinged with purple, keeled below leaf that blooms in the late spring and early summer on a erect, 12 to 18 [30 to 50 cm] long, several to many flowered, racemose inflorescence with successive opening flowers, held well above the leaves.
FLOWER SIZE: 2 inches [5 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 ...