Mormodes hookeri (0)
Common Name Hooker's Mormodes [William Hooker - English orchid enthusiast late 1800's]
Flower Size 1.5" [1.5 cm]
Found in Costa Rica and Panama at elevations of 1000 to 1250 meters as a medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with smaller pseudobulbs, that are leafless at blooming, carrying several, plicate, rather narrow, soon deciduous leaves that blooms in the winter on a short, erect, rather few flowered infloresence carrying very fragrant flowers
Synonyms Mormodes atropurpurea Hook. 1851; Mormodes barbata Lindl. & Paxton 1851
Photo Right: Mormodes hookeri 'Baker's Panama'