Mormodes ocanae Linden & Rchb.f. 1863 Drawing by F Havermans and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website


Common Name The Ocana Mormodes [A city in northeastern Colombia]

Flower Size

Found in northeastern Colombia as a medium sized epiphyte that blooms in the earlier fall on an erect, to 16" [40 cm] long, 5 to 9 flowered inflorescence carrying nodding flowers .

Synonyms Mormodes ocanae var. brachylobum Rchb.f. 1881

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915; Atlas des Orchidees Cultivees Constantin 1920 drawing good; Orquideologia Vol 15 #2-3 1982 drawing good;