AppearanceDeciduous and pendulous, this species is recognizable from its pseudobulbs’ swollen nodes, which give the canes an accordion-like appearance. Small, fragrant flowers form from at nodes of mature, leafless canes. Blooms are white with pink/purple petal tips and an egg-yolk yellow throat.
Orchid with tufted masses, decurved or pendulous, 7 to 16 noded, swollen at each node, sulcate, dull olive-green stems carrying deciduous, lanceolate, semi-amplexicaul, acute leaves that blooms on an axillary, short, few flowered inflorescence with boat-shaped, papery floral bracts that arise from the upper nodes on leafy and old leafless canes carrying fragrant, long-lasting flowers occuring in the fall through spring but mostly in the late winter and early spring.
DistributionFound in Hainan and Tibet China, Assam, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos and Vietnam. Found elsewhere as ornamental.
HabitatGrowing as epiphyte or lithophyte in open forests on tree trunks, warm to cool climates, in full sun at elevations of 760 to 1600 meters.
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