Mormodes williamsii hort. 1865 SECTION Coryodes Photo courtesy of Weyman Bussey

Part sunCool

Common Name Williams' Mormodes

Text By Weyman Bussey

Weyman Bussey found this one out of bloom, (and thank God, because if it had been in bloom he would have dropped his drawers), near La Esperanza, Oaxaca, Mexico about 4000 feet [1300 meters] elevation as a cool growing epiphyte. Of course, on a rotted fallen tree!

Cited as a synonym of Mormodes luxata but I feel there are sufficient differences to keep them separate.

ReferencesW3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;