ORIGIN: Found in cloud forests in Peru and northern Bolivia at elevations of 2000 to 3500 meters.
DESCRIPTION: This small to medium sized, cold growing, epiphytic and sometimes lithophitic species has a short rhizome and ovoid, laterally compressed, rugose pseudobulbs enveloped basally by several, distichous, foliaceous sheaths and having a single, apical, elliptical leaf that is conduplicate into the petiolate base and is found in cloud forests in Peru and northern Bolivia at elevations of 2000 to 3500 meters and is a shade loving orchid that blooms in the fall and winter on a basal, erect to arcuate, 1 1/2' [45 cm] long, racemose inflorescence arising through the lateral leaf axils of a mature pseudobulb with many, widely open flowers.
FLOWER SIZE: 1 to 1 4/5 inches [2.5 to 4.5 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Posted by Stephen Van Kampen-Lewis 10 months ago
I made a video on the PET method of Catasetum potting. I'm pretty sure this is the first such video like this in English. Enjoy! https://youtu.be/eMXBwGhuT6I
OrchidWiz: Offspring of Brassavola nodosa
Posted by Alex Maximiano 10 months ago
To view the first-generation offspring of Brassavola nodosa in OrchidWiz, follow these steps:
From the Start screen, enter partial text "nodosa" and click "Search Orchid".
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