Mormodes sanguineoclaustra Fowlie 1970 SECTION Coryodes

Another flower Photos by Eric Hagsater All rights reserved.


Common Name The Blood Red Enclosure Mormodes

Flower Size 3" [7.5 cm]

Found in Guerrero state of Mexico in montane rainforests at elevations around 1450 to 2000 meters as a medium sized, cold growing epiphyte with ovoid-fusiform pseudobulbs carrying plicate, distichous, imbricate sheaths, green-glaucous leaves that blooms in the late spring and early summer on a basal, racemose, arcuate-pendulous, to 10" [to 25 cm] long, few to several flowered inflorescence arising on a newly arising pseudobulb with ovate bracts


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchid Digest Vol 34 #7 1970 drawing/photo fide; Orquideologia Vol 15 #2-3 1982 drawing fide; Icones Orchidacearum 5-6 Plate 626 Hagsater & Soto 2002 Drawing fide;