Mormodes skinneri Rchb. f. 1869 SECTION Mormodes Photo by Daniel Jimenez

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Common Name Skinner's Mormodes [English Orchid Trader and Collector 1800's]

Flower Size 2 2/5" [6 cm]

Found in Costa Rica in very wet forests at elevations of 150 to 1500 meters as a hot to cool growing epiphyte that blooms in the winter and early spring


ReferencesW3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 30 No 8 1961 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 33 No 7 1964 photo; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 26 1584 - 1648 Brieger 1992; Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica Vol 3 Hammel, Grayum, Herrera and Zamora 2003;