Native to the jungles of Mexico, this miniature orchid loves the warm, humid conditions of a vivarium.
Thin light green leaves with tiny yellow flowers through out the year, entire plant about 4″.
Indirect light, daily watering and good air flow.
Mounted and established plant
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Common Name: The Thin Inflorescence Platystele
Flower Size: 1/16″ [3 to 4 mm]
Found as a hot to cool growing, mini-miniature epiphyte from Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, Costa Rica, Panama, French Guiana, Surinam, Guyana, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia occuring at sea level to 1700 meters, with a slender, erect stems partially enveloped by 2 to 3 thin, ribbed, imbricating sheaths with a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, narrowly elliptic-obovate, subacute leaf with the base narrowly cuneate to the petiole and blooms on an erect, slender, to 1.32″ [3.3 cm] long including the .12 to .6″ [3 to 15 mm] long peduncle, fasciculate, successive opening several flowered, imbricating inflorescence with hyaline bract sheathing at the base and holding the 1 to 4 simultaneous flowers among and just above the leaves occurring mostly in the summer and fall.
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