ORIGIN: Found in coastal forests below 100 meters in southern Brazil.
DESCRIPTION: Large, bifoliate to trifoliate, warm growing epiphyte with cylindrical, slightly thickened apically pseudobulb subtended by white sheaths and carrying 2 apical, oblong-elliptic, leathery leaves with sharp to serrated edges that blooms in the mid-summer on an erect, few to several [3 to 10] flowered racemose inflorescence that is subtended by a green sheath on a newly arising pseudobulb and carrying fragrant flowers.
FLOWER SIZE: 2 3/4 to 4 3/8 inch [7 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 3 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 ...