ORIGIN: Found in Venezuela and Surinam in shady forests at elevations around 400 to 500 meters.
DESCRIPTION: Mini-miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with a stout, repent rhizome giving rise to a stout ramicaul enveloped by a loose tubular sheath and carrying a single, apical, suberect to prostrate, thickly coriaceous, pustular-verrucose, broadly elliptical to circular, obtuse to rounded, contracted below into the indistinct petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring or winter on a lateral from the ramicaul, .04 to .06 [1 to 1.5 mm] long, single flowered inflorescence.
FLOWER SIZE: 0.2 inches [5 mm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Posted by Sys Admin 18 days ago
I made another PET video and hopefully this one is more streamlined than the last one! Enjoy!
Orchids and Freaky Weather
Posted by Sys Admin about 2 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 ...