Promenaea is a small genus of about 15 species from Brazil. Wikipedia also mentions Chile but that maybe a mistake.

The plants are compact and very attractive with relative large decorative flowers. The can grow on trees as well as on the ground.

Most species in this genus are small in size and cool to warm growing plants that require moderate light, I am told like Phalaenopsis.

The pseudobulbs are similar to some Maxilaria species, small, oval and compressed. The leaves can be up to 8cm long. Flowering occurs during the spring and summer. The inflorescence can bear up to 2 long lasting, fragrant, waxy flowers.

Most growers raise them in baskets, using a well draining medium which should be kept moist and not be allowed to dry out. During the winter the plants need a few weeks rest.

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