ORIGIN: Found in Venezuela in tall forests, dwarf forests, forested slopes and on sandstone substrate on tepuis at elevations of 1000 to 2000 meters.
DESCRIPTION: Medium sized, cool growing epiphyte or occasional lithophyte with clustered, ovoid pseudobulbs subtended by several non-foliaceous sheaths and having 2, apical, elliptical, acute leaves that blooms in the spring on an axillary, erect, to 6 [to 15 cm] long, 2 flowered inflorescence arising from a newly arising to newly matured pseudobulb and having rigid, lanceolate, acuminate floral bracts.
FLOWER SIZE: 2 inches [5 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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