Mormodes vernixioidea Pabst 1975 SECTION Mormodes

Another Angle

Another Angle Photo by Sandra Wawrzyniak

Common Name The Varnished-Like Mormodes

Flower Size

Found in Venezuela, Guyana, Surinam and Brazil in evergreen lowland forests at elevations of 100 to 200 meters as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte that blooms in the fall


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing ok; Orchids of Venezuela, An Illustrated Field Guide Vol 2 Dunsterville & Garay 1979 as M vernixium drawing hmm; Orquideologia Vol 15 #2-3 1982 drawing ok; Orchids of Venezuela [An illustrated field guide] Vol. 2 Ramiro and Carnevali 2000 drawing hmm; Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana Vol 7 Steyermark, Berry, Yatskievych and Holst 2003