Mormodes rosea Barb. Rodr. 1877 SECTION Mormodes Photo By Wilma Braga

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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; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing ok; Orquideologia Vol 15 #2-3 1982 drawing ok;