Mormodes tigrina Barb. Rodr. 1882 SECTION Mormodes Photo by Karl Senghas and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name The Tiger-Striped Mormodes

Flower Size1.5" [3.75 cm]

Found in Amazonas state of Brazil as a medium sized epiphyte with robust pseudobulbs carrying several, plicate leaves that blooms on a horizontal, to 20" [50 cm] long, several flowered inflorescence .

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII VI Hoehne 1942 drawing fide; Iconografia de Orchidaceae Do Brasil Hoehne 1949 drawing fide; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965 drawing ok; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing ok; Orquideologia Vol 15 #2-3 1982 drawing ok;