Saturday, April 9, 2011


SECTION Sestochilus (Breda) Benth & amp; Hkr.f 1883

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in Malaysia, Borneo and Sumatra at elevations of sea-level to 1000 in swamp forests on mature mangrove trees as a miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with slender, cylindrical pseudobulbs spaced 1 5/8" to 3 1/8" apart and ringed basally by stiff bristles and carries a single apical, narrowed gradually at both ends and basally into a short petiole leaf. Single flowered inflorescence arising directly from the rhizome away from and or from a pseudobulb base carrying fragrant flowers. (Source: Internet Orchid Species Photo Encyclopedia)

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