DESCRIPTION: The 7 [18 cm] long inflorescence of this small sized, cool to cold growing species is curved, and made up of many greenish white flowers, with purple bars on the lip. The 6 to 10 flowers open in succession and are prized for their sweet fragrance. Adult plants branch freely and produce a number of inflorescence simultaneously. The orchid flowers in the spring and summer and is found in Japan. This species has a monopodial, very short stem carrying 5 to 8, narrolwy elliptic to strap shaped, obtuse at the obscurely bilobed apex leaves.
FLOWER SIZE: 1 to 1 1/5 inch [3 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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