Mormodes ignea

Mormodes ignea (0)

Mormodes ignea

 

The Fire-Red Mormodes

 

Found as a large sized, warm growing epiphyte in Costa Rica, Panama and Colombia on dead and decaying trees in full sun at elevations around 900 meters with cylindrical pseudobulbs carrying lanceolate, acuminate, prominently veined leaves that blooms in the winter and spring on an erect, to more than 2' [60 cm] long, few to several flowered inflorescence with fragrant flowers all arising after the deciduous leaves have fallen in the autumn.

 

Internet Orchid Species Photo Encyclopedia

 

Photo by Lourens Grobler

 

 

 

Photo by Lourens Grobler

 

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