ORIGIN: Found in Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia and Ecuador at elevations of 350 to 1750 meters.
DESCRIPTION: Miniature sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with slender, erect ramicauls enveloped basally by 2 to 3 close, tubular sheaths and another below the middle carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, ovate, acute leaf with a sessile, broadly cuneate base that blooms in the winter on an erect, suberect to arching, lax, distichous, simultaneously few to several flowered, 2 to 5 3/4 [5 to 14 cm] long, racemose inflorescence arising from a slender spathe and having a floral bract.
FLOWER SIZE: 1/4 inch [6 mm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Posted by Sys Admin 8 days ago
I made another PET video and hopefully this one is more streamlined than the last one! Enjoy!
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 ...