Chysis bractescens (Rare Fragrant Species)

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Found in Mexico, Guatemala and Belize, El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua on trees and occasionally on calcareous rocks in humid forests at elevations of 800 to 1500 meters as a large sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte withfat, fusiform, pendulous canes concealed by white, scarious sheaths and carries several apical, semideciduous, linear or oblong-lanceolate, acuminate, undulate leaves that bear flowers from the base of a new growth as it appears in the spring with a pendulous to arching, robust, 12" [30 cm] long, racemose inflorescence with 1"+ [2.5 cm] +, foliaceous, ovate or acuminate, concave bracts that carries up to 10 waxy, fragrant flowers.
Description
Found in Mexico, Guatemala and Belize, El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua on trees and occasionally on calcareous rocks in humid forests at elevations of 800 to 1500 meters as a large sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte withfat, fusiform, pendulous canes concealed by white, scarious sheaths and carries several apical, semideciduous, linear or oblong-lanceolate, acuminate, undulate leaves that bear flowers from the base of a new growth as it appears in the spring with a pendulous to arching, robust, 12" [30 cm] long, racemose inflorescence with 1"+ [2.5 cm] +, foliaceous, ovate or acuminate, concave bracts that carries up to 10 waxy, fragrant flowers.