Mormodes rosea Barb. Rodr. 1877 SECTION Mormodes Photo By Wilma Braga
Common Name The Pink Mormodes
Flower Size 1.5" [3.75 cm]
Found in Amazonas, Para' and Matto Grosso states of Brazil as a small to medium sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with oblong-fusiform, slightly compressed pseudobulbs carrying several plicate, deciduous leaves that blooms in the spring and again in the fall on a ascending to horizontal, 4 to 4.8" [10 to 12 cm] long, several flowered inflorescence arising from the lower third of the pseudobulb.
References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII VI Hoehne 1942 as M roseum drawing ok