ORIGIN: Native of Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam, China, eastern Himalayas, Bangladesh and Assam India at elevations of 400 to 1600 meters.
DESCRIPTION: A small sized, cool to warm growing epiphyte with clustered, grooved, clavate or fusiform, to 12 [30 cm] long, many angled, apically thickened pseudobulbs enveloped by many white, membraneous sheaths carrying 2 to 3, towards the apex, oblong to lanceolate, coriaceous, acute leaves and blooms from winter through spring. The 12 [30 cm] inflorescence arises from nodes near the apex of the pseudobulb and it is lax and pendulous and the flowers are highly fragrant of honey and are short lived.
FLOWER SIZE: 1 1/2 to 2 inches [3.75 to 5 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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