ORIGIN: Found in alpine shrubbery, in open montane forests, in open places between boulders, along mountain ridges, on bare and mossy rocks and in alpine grasslands in mossy bogs at elevations of 2100 to 3250 meters.
DESCRIPTION: Mini-miniature sized, cold growing lithophyte and terrestrial with slender, occasionally branching, 10 noded stems carrying several, towards the apex of the stem, oblong-ovate, somewhat distichous, wavy margined, apically warty leaves with distinctly warty leaf bases that blooms in the spring and summer on an axillary, from the nodes towards the apex, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence.
FLOWER SIZE: 1 inch [2.5 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 about 2 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...
Author is Ken Slump, posted about 2 months ago
Suggestions for Choosing Plants Requiring Minimal Care
THIS SEEMS LIKE AN IDEAL TOPIC for an article. Many of us want to enjoy orchid flowers with a minimum of fuss and I have found that most ...
Beginners Start Here
Author is Ken Slump, posted 5 months ago
A 12-Step Plan for Becoming a Successful Orchid Grower
IF YOU ARE NEW TO THE ORCHID hobby and perhaps feel you are not enjoying the success with your plants that you had hoped for, read throug...
Author is Roy Tokunaga, posted 6 months ago
Flower Boosters Florida 2018
by Roy Tokunaga Email: [email protected]
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