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Holcoglossum kimballianum


This is a pendant, warm growing, Vanda-like epiphyte from Myanamar, Thailand, Laos, and south China at elevations of 1200 to 1800 meters mostly on rocks in exposed locations but occasionally on trees in partial shade with a long stem carrying terete, acuminate leaves that are articulated to the tapering leaf bases which blooms in the fall on an axillary, 1 1/2' [20 to 45 cm] long, laxly few to several [to 20] flowered, racemose, fractiflex inflorescence with elliptic, obtuse bracts and fragrant, long-lived flowers. Best mounted on cork or tree fern, given cool to warm temperatures, bright light and plenty of water while growing and a short dry rest in the winter.

Holcoglossum kimballianum

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