ORIGIN: A small creeping, hot to cool growing epiphyte and occasional lithophyte found in the heavily shaded, mountainous humid forests of eastern Brazil at moderate elevations.
DESCRIPTION: A small creeping, hot to cool growing epiphyte and occasional lithophyte found in the heavily shaded, mountainous humid forests of eastern Brazil at moderate elevations with densely clustered, robust, oblong-fusiform or narrowly ovoid, basally 1 or 2 noded pseudobulbs carrying 1 to 2, apical, fleshy-coriaceous, linear, conduplicate, sharply acute, and minutely apiculate leaves that blooms on an erect, 2 [5 cm] long, shorter than the leaves, 1 or 4 flowered inflorescence that has acute, ovate bracts occurring in the late winter and spring in Brazil and late autumn through mid winter in cultivation.
FLOWER SIZE: 1 inch [2.5 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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