Common Name: The Short-Column Foot Restrepia
Light Requirements: partial shade
Temperature Requirements: cool to cold
Bloom: winter and spring
Flower Size: 6cm
Found in Colombia in wet montane forests as a miniature sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte at elevations of 1180 to 3200 meters with erect ramicauls enveloped completely by several inflated sheaths and carrying a single, apical, broadly elliptical leaf that blooms on a terminal, erect, threadlike, to 12cm long, single flowered inflorescence that has sheathed bracts on the ramicaul, occurring in the winter and spring.