ORIGIN: Found in Costa Rica, Panama and Venezuela at elevations of 1000 to 2400 meters on larger branches in lower montane forest.
DESCRIPTION: Medium sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with sulcate, ovoid, compressed pseudobulbs subtended by foliaceous bracts with 2 apical, coriaceous, elliptic-lanceolate, conduplicate at the base leaves that blooms in the spring, fall and winter on a erect or arching, 4' [120 cm] long, branched, many flowered, paniculate, fractiflex inflorescence arising on a mature pseudobulb with narrowly ovate-triangular, acute floral bracts.
FLOWER SIZE: About 2 inches [about 5 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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