Zygopetalum mackaii

Zygopetalum mackaii - Photo by Richard Lindberg

Zygopetalum mackaii grows in Brazil. It is a good sized warm growing terrestrial plant. Very fragrant and the flowers are long lasting. The genus Zygopetalum (Z) contains 40 species are spread through Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina, Bolivia and Peru. They like a humid, semi-shady environment.