ORIGIN: Found in Trinidad & Tobago, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia at elevations of 2400 to 3000 meters.
DESCRIPTION: Medium sized, cold growing epiphyte with stout, erect ramcauls with a spotted, tubular sheath below the middle and 2 others at the base and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptical, acute, cuneate below into the sessile base leaf that blooms in the fall on a suberect to arching, to 10 [to 25 cm] long, loose, secund, simultaneously several flowered inflorescence arising through a slender spathe at the base of the leaf with infundibular, acute floral bracts.
FLOWER SIZE: 0.8 inches [2 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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Orchids and Freaky Weather
Posted by Sys Admin about 1 month ago
As predicted by scientists, freaky weather conditions have become more frequent. Last year, we had very heavy and continuous rains. So much so that even the orchids were struggling. The pests were ...