|A deciduous, epiphytic orchid, with oblong, fleshy leaves (to 3 inches long). In spring, single flowers appear from the nodes, usually after the leaves have fallen. Grow epiphytically on a bark slab, or in slatted baskets with epiphytic orchid potting mix. A temperate-growing orchid, requiring humidity and partial shade from late-spring through summer, full light the remainder of the year. Keep dry in winter. Flowers best in small containers.