It is an orchid species native to Central America, including regions like Costa Rica and Panama. Commonly known as "Short-Spurred Lycaste," this epiphytic orchid is noted for its unique and intricate beauty. It typically features a single flower per inflorescence, with a relatively short spur or nectary. The flowers can range in color and are often fragrant. Flourishing in humid and shaded environments, Lycaste brevispatha adds a touch of fascination to the world of orchids, captivating enthusiasts and botanists with its remarkable floral display that showcases the diversity and elegance of this orchid genus.