ORIGIN: Epiphytic plant from Yucatan, Campeche and Quintana Roo states of Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, Honduras and Costa Rica at elevations of 10 to 1000 meters.
DESCRIPTION: A hot to warm growing, medium to large sized, epiphytic plant with 6 [15 cm], elongate, compressed, closely spaced pseudobulbs with a single axillary, elliptic, erect, stiff, fleshy, 8 [20 cm] leaf. The entire plant is glaucous, and the terminal, erect, 3 [7.5 cm] long, inflorescence subtended by a large sheath, bears a single large, lemon scented, flower that appears in the summer.
FLOWER SIZE: To 7 inches [17 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).