Mormodes warscewiczii Klotzsch 1854 SECTION Mormodes Photo by Gunter Gerlach and His Stanhopinae Website

Spotted Color Form Photo by Ruth Guillard.

Spotted Color Form Closeup Photo by Eric Hunt and his Orchid Species Photo Website

Another Flower? what was M wolteriana Photo by David Jubineau Copyright

Another Flower? what was M wolteriana Color Form Photo by Jay Pfahl.

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Common Name Warscewicz's Mormodes [Polish Orchid Collector 1800's]

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

A small sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte from Peru, Bolivia and Acre state of Brazil in wet montane forests at elevations of 400 to 1150 meters with cylindrical to fusiform, slightly compressed pseudobulbs enveloped completely by several, scarious, imbricate, leaf-bearing sheaths and carrying elliptic-lanceolate to linear-lanceolate, acuminate leaves that blooms in the late spring and summer on a slender, to 20" [50 cm] long, several flowered inflorescence arising on a mature leafless pseudobulb with thick, fleshy, fragrant, color and shape variable flowers.

Synonyms Mormodes hirsutissima F.E.L.Miranda 1989; Mormodes revoluta Rolfe 1909; Mormodes wolteriana Kraenzl. 1910; Mormodes wolterianum Kraenzl. 1910

ReferencesW3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Las Orquedias de El Salvador Vol 3 Hamer 1981 drawing ok????; Orquideologia Vol 15 #2-3 1982 as M wolteriana drawing fide to the M wolteriana photos; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 26 1584 - 1648 Brieger 1992 photo fide; The Manual Of Cultivated Orchid Species Bechtel, Cribb & Launert 1992 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 63 #3 1999 as M wolterianum photos good to the M wolteriana photos; Icones Orchidacearum Peruviarum Plate 715 Bennett & Christenson 2001 drawing hmm; Icones Orchidacearum Peruviarum Plate 716 Bennett & Christenson 2001 drawing hmm; Icones Orchidacearum Peruviarum Plate 717 Bennett & Christenson 2001 drawing fide; Icones Brasilenses II Plate 171 Castro Neto 2006 as M hirsutissima drawing ok/photo fide; Orchid Species of Peru Zelenko Bermudez 2009 photo not; Orquideas del Peru Freuler 2010 photo not; Orchid Digest Vol 80 #4 2016 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 85 #9 2016 photo fide;