ORIGIN: Found in Colombia and Venezuela at elevations of 30 to 200 meters.
DESCRIPTION: Large sized, hot growing epiphyte or lithophyte on rocks near rivers with widely fusiform pseudobulbs enveloped basally by several, acute, imbricate, evanescent, scarious sheaths and carrying 2, apical, coriaceous, oblong-elliptic, rounded apically, attenuate into the base leaves that blooms in the winter on a terminal, racemose, 2' [60 cm] long, several to many flowered inflorescence arising on a mature pseudobulb.
FLOWER SIZE: 1.6 inches [4 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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