ORIGIN: Found at altitudes of 1000 to 1200 meters in dry oak forests in NW Mexico only.
DESCRIPTION: A warm to cool growing, medium sized, pendant epiphyte with 2 to 3, towards the apex, waxy gray, oblong or elliptic-oblong, acute foliage and ovoid, clustered, pseudobulbs. It is best mounted on wood, and blooms in spring and summer with fragrant flowers on an apical, 2 to 11 [5 to 27 cm] long, suberect to arching, few [1 to 5] flowered inflorescence and is a semi-deciduous plant that requires a dry winter rest, moderate light and mounting on wood or tree fern.
FLOWER SIZE: To 3 inches [5 to 8 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).