Mormodes andicola Salazar 1992 SECTION Mormodes Photos by Fred Rindlisbacher of and Angel Street Orchids

Part shade Warm LATESummer

Common Name The Andes Living Mormodes

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in Peru and Bolivia in low wet montane forests at elevations around 650 to 690 meters as a medium growing, warm growing epiphyte with conical-cylindrical pseudobulbs that blooms on a mature pseudobulb without leaves in the late summer on an erect, racemose, green with rose, 8" [20 cm] long, 3 to 5 flowered inflorescence with greenish-white, ovate, much shorter than the ovaries floral bracts

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Orchidacearum Peruviarum Plate 714 Bennett & Christenson 2001 drawing hmm

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