ORIGIN: Found from Colombia, Venezuela, Fr. Guyana, Guyana, Surinam and Northern Brazil at lower elevations.
DESCRIPTION: Large sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with clavate-fusiform, compressed, angled and sulcate pseudobulbs enveloped in youth by several membraneous, acute sheaths and carrying 2 apical, rigid, coriaceous, erect-patent, apically recurved, oblong, cuneate and lightly concave below into the base leaves that blooms in the summer on a racemose to sub-umbellate, many flowered, 24 to 44 [60 to 110 cm] long, robust, terete inflorescence.
FLOWER SIZE: 2 to 2.4 inches [5 to 6 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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