Mormodes aurantiaca Schltr.1925 Photo by Gunter Gerlach and His Stanhopinae Website

Part shade Hot Spring

Common Name The Yellow-Orange Mormodes

Flower Size

Found in northern Brazil as a medium sized, hot growing epiphyte with suberect, fusiform-oblong, laterally compressed pseudobulbs carrying more or less 9, linear-lanceolate, plicate, narrowing below into the pseudo-petiolate, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the spring on a basal, erect, 12 to 16" [30 to 40 cm] long, few [4 to 6] flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms

ReferencesW3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII VI Hoehne 1942 drawing/photo ok;

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