Mormodes sinuata

Mormodes sinuata (0)

Mormodes sinuata

 

Common Name The Crooked Mormodes

 

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

 

A small to medium sized, hot growing epiphyte that is found on older rotting tree branches from Venezuela and Brazil with clustered, fusiform pseudobulbs enveloped completely by grey nervose sheaths becoming evanescent with age, and carrying, thin, plicate, lanceolate, acute leaves that blooms on 1 or 2 ascending, few to several [8 to 15] flowered inflorescence that arises from the lower half of a mature pseudobulb with or without leaves and has slightly fragrant flowers that occur in the spring.

 

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Mormodes sinuata ABG # 07-2342 flowering at the Fuqua Orchid Center

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