A miniature novelty with a walnut shape. The plants are about 2 inches tall and have odd, metallic gray leaves. The colorful inflorescence is a short scape of deep rose bracts and rose red petals. Discovered by Roberto Kautsky in Domingos Martins, Espirito Santo, Brazil, 1973. Grows as a twig epiphyte in partial shade. In cultivation it likes good air circulation and moderate watering. Not for full sun.
Note: This plant had been listed on CITES for some years and now has been de-listed. We can now export this plant without special paperwork.