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an awesome and unique flower!!! a miniature with spatulate 1 1/2" foliage, many 4" zigzag spikes produce successive 1/4" flowers, most amazing are the purple spotted sepals with dangling white club-shaped appendages that flutter on their edges, an absolutely exquisite miniature flower, easy grower and ever-blooming. Pleurothallis / ornata (schiedei).
Stick Mounted Plant
Mexico
Ecuador Pleurothallis / rostratissima (cypripedioides dark).
Stick or Slab Mounted Plant
Genus: Pleurothallis Species: rostratissima (cypripedioides dark) Indigenous to: Ecuador
Genus: Porroglossum Species: aureum Indigenous to: Ecuador Porroglossum / aureum.
Slab Mounted Plant
Ecuador
Colombia Scaphosepalum / anchoriferum (fortuna rojo).
4" Basket
this great truly bizarre genus is closely allied to Masdevallias, this species has clumping dark green 4" foliage, radiating short spikes are successive-flowering, the bizarre 3/4" blooms are blood red , the lateral sepals form a pair of water buffalo-like horns with minutely fanged tips, the grotesque dorsal sepal has an erect purple tip
this is a great miniature species with Martian-like blooms closely related to Masdevallias, clumping foliage up to 4"; radiating spikes up to 5" are successive-flowering, the bizarre 1" blooms have creamy yellow v-shaped horn-like tails coming out of a purple-striped body that frame the inverted fingerlike purple dorsal sepal tip Scaphosepalum / breve.
2" Pot
Ecuador