Mormodes salvadorensis Hamer & Garay 1974 SECTION Coelodes Photo by Hamer


Common Name The Salvadorian Mormodes

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in El Salvador at elevations of 700 to 1400 meters as a small to medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with conical, slightly compressed pseudobulbs carrying 6, plicate, acuminate narrowly elliptic leaves that are present at blooming in the fall on a lateral, near basal, terete, green, to 3.2" [8 cm] long, to 8 flowered inflorescence

This species is a natural hybrid between M aromatica and M lineata.

References W3 Tropicos,Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Las Orquedias De El Salvador Vol 2 Hamer 1974 drawing/photo fide; Die Orchideen lieferung 26 Schlechter/Brieger 1992;