Mormodes speciosa Linden ex Lindl. & Paxton 1853 SECTION Mormodes Photo by Karl Senghas and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Cool LATESpring

Common Name or Meaning The Outstanding Mormodes

Flower Size

Found in Colombia at elevations around 1200 to 1500 meters as a cool growing epiphyte that blooms in the late spring


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Bonplandia Rchb.f 1854 as M speciosum; Orquideologia Vol 15 #2-3 1982 drawing ok; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 3 COS 1991 photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 26 1584 - 1648 Brieger 1992 photo ok; Orquideas de la Serrania del Baudo Misas Urreta 2006 drawing/photo good