Epiphytic orchid with narrow leaves to 16 inches long, and ovoid pseudo bulbs. Erect or arching racemes to 36 inches, produce the 4 inch flowers in spring. Grow with epiphytic orchid potting mix (using fine-grade bark) in small containers. Requires filtered light and high humidity in summer, less water and full light in winter. Odontoglossum spectatissimum is a species of orchid ranging from northwestern Venezuela to Ecuador.