ORIGIN: This small to large sized, hot to warm growing epiphytic species that comes from northeastern Australia and Papua and New Guinea in and around rainforests and swamps with scarce winter rain.
DESCRIPTION: This small to large sized, hot to warm growing epiphytic species that comes from northeastern Australia and Papua and New Guinea in and around rainforests and swamps with scarce winter rain and high light has densely clustered, brown, unevenly swollen pseudobulbs carrying 3 to 8, on the apical one quarter, lanceolate, dark green, tough, thick leaves that are sharply pointed apically. The bloom season is mainly from spring through fall and winter occurring on a 6 to 20 [15 to 50 cm] long, axillary, several to many [2 to 20] flowered, racemose inflorescence with waxy, glossy, fragrant [not so nice], longlasting flowers that arise from the nodes at the apex of leafy and leafless canes.
FLOWER SIZE: 1 1/2 inches [3.75 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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