It is a species of orchid known for its small and intricate flowers. Native to the cloud forests of Ecuador and Colombia, Restrepia brachypus is an epiphytic orchid that grows on trees or rocks in its natural habitat. The plant features unique, cup-shaped flowers with various colors and intricate patterns. Like other Restrepia species, it is well-suited for orchid enthusiasts who appreciate the charm and diversity of smaller orchids. Providing high humidity, cool temperatures, and proper air circulation are key factors in successfully cultivating Restrepia brachypus.