Mormodes lobulata Schltr. 1910 SECTION Mormodes

Photo by Diego Bogarin and The Epidendra Website

Common Name The Lobed Mormodes

Flower Size

Found in Costa Rica and western Panama in very wet forests at elevations of 600 to 1200 meters as a medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with pseudobulbs carrying a few deciduous, plicate leaves that blooms in the winter on a basal, erect, several flowered inflorescence .


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orquideologia Vol 15 #2-3 1982 as M lobata drawing ok; Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica Vol 3 Hammel, Grayum, Herrera and Zamora 2003; Vanishing Beauty, Native Costa Rican Orchids Vol 2 Lacaena to Pteroglossa Pupulin 2020 photo fide