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Inflorescence: 2-3 flowers arise from the nodes opposite the leaves on the pseudobulbs.

Flower size: About 1 to 1.5 inches across.

Plant habit: Sympodial growth habit with pendulous pseudobulbs reaching up to 2 feet in length. The leafless canes are a deep maroon red. Found growing on trees covered in moss in considerable amount of shade.

Altitude: Above 900 metres asl.

Flowering time: September to October. It blooms from pseudobulbs that have just completed their growth during the monsoons.

Fragrance: Yes.

Distribution: Western Ghats. India


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