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Brassia neglecta Over-Looked Brassia


Over-Looked Brassia , Brassia neglecta


Brassia neglecta Rchb. f. 1856

Common Name The Over-Looked Brassia

Flower Size 6" [15 cm] tall

Found from Guyana, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia as a medium sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte in wet montane forests at elevtions of 100 to 1900 meters with narrow compressed pseudobulbs, subtended by 2 to 3 scarious sheaths, carrying 2 to 3 apical, narrowly elliptical, conduplicate belwo into the narrow petiole-like base leaves and blooms on an axillary, 6" [15 cm] long, suberect to arching, several flowered inflorescence arising on the newest mature pseudobulb occurring in the fall.