ORIGIN: This small to medium sized, warm to cool growing species originates from eastern New Guinea to Bougainville Island and is found at elevations of 800-1200 meters on trees in montane rainforests or.
DESCRIPTION: Terrestrial on steep wet moss covered slopes. The plant has basally fusiform to apically swollen, yellow, 3 to 5 noded stems below the 2 to 4, dark green, persistent, leathery, spreading leaves and blooms from March till May and August and September on an erect or arching, short to 3 [to 7.5 cm], few flowered raceme with 3 to 8, waxy, fragrant flowers that arise from the apex of a cane and requires regular waterings and fertilizer through out the year.
FLOWER SIZE: 2 inches [5 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Growing with Orchids: 71 Articles by Ken Slump Added to ORCHIDS.ORG
Author is Sys Admin, posted 3 months ago
The International Orchid Foundation is happy to announce the publishing of 71 articles written by Ken Slump, long time orchid grower and judge. The content contains a weath of information, especia...
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