Bifrenaria atropurpurea

Bifrenaria atropurpurea - Photo by Richard Lindberg

Bifrenaria atropurpurea grows in south east Brazil in tropical, low elevation forests. It is cool to warm growing, blooms in the spring and is fragrant. The genus Bifrenaria (Bif) is 30 small epiphytes or often terrestrials from South America. Partial shade and wet humid conditions especially while growing.