Mormodes vinacea Hoehne 1910 SECTION Mormodes Photo courtesy of Dalton Holland Baptista and Orchidstudium

Part shadeHotWarm Fall

Common Name The Wine Colored Mormodes

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Juruena and Mato Grosso states of Brazil as a small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with erect, ovate pseudobulbs carrying several, plicate, erect-patent, arching, lanceolate-elliptic, acuminate leaves that blooms in the fall on a basal, ascending, 7 to 8" [17 to 20 cm] long, several flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII VI Hoehne 1942 drawing ok; Orquideologia Vol 15 #2-3 1982 drawing ok; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing ok; Orquideas de la Serrania del Baudo Misas Urreta 2006 drawing/photo ok