Hormidium racemiferum (Dressler) Withner & P.A.Harding 2004 Photo courtesy of Franco Pupulin.

Part Shade WarmCool Summer

Common Name The Racemose Hormidium

Flower Size 1/2" [1.25 cm]

Found in Costa Rica and Panama at elevations around 600 to 1500 meters as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte or lithophyte with ellipsoid pseudobulbs carrying 2, apical leaves that blooms in the summer on a racemose, terminal, 3/4 to 1.6" [2 to 4 cm] long, 6 to 15 flowered inflorescence arising through a spathe.

Synonyms *Encyclia racemifera Dressler 1996; Prosthechea racemifera (Dressler) W.E.Higgins 1997 publ. 1998

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Cattleyas and Their Relatives the Debateable Epidendrum Withner & Harding 2002

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