Mormodes vernixioidea Pabst 1975 SECTION Mormodes

Another Angle

Another Angle Photo courtesy of Sandra Wawrzyniak

Common Name The Varnished Mormodes

Flower Size

Found in Venezuela, Guyana, Surinam and Brazil in evergreen lowland forests at elevations of 100 to 200 meters as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte that blooms in the fall


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing ok; Orchids of Venezuela, An Illustrated Field Guide Vol 2 Dunsterville & Garay 1979 as M vernixium drawing hmm; Orchids of Venezuela [An illustrated field guide] Vol. 2 Ramiro and Carnevali 2000 drawing hmm; Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana Vol 7 Steyermark, Berry, Yatskievych and Holst 2003