ORIGIN: Found in Costa Rica, Panama and Colombia as a miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphytic herb at elevations of around 1000 meters.
DESCRIPTION: Found in Costa Rica, Panama and Colombia as a miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphytic herb at elevations of around 1000 meters with close set, ovoid, smooth pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptic, obtuse, basally clasping leaf that blooms in the spring and is different in that it has a basal, erect, lateral, 2 [5 cm] long, simultaneously 2 to 6 flowered, inflorescence with prominent, slightly longer than the ovary, widely triangular-ovate, subacute, amplexicaul, margin crenulate floral bracts and carrying fragrant, resupinate flowers occurring in the winter.
FLOWER SIZE: 1 inch [2.5 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).