Mormodes elegans

Mormodes elegans (0)

Mormodes elegans


The Elegant Mormodes.


Found in Bolivia and Rondonia Brazil at elevations around 100 meters as a medium sized, hot growing epiphyte with clustered, elliptic-lanceolate, wider near the base, slightly laterally compressed pseudobulbs and carrying numerous, linear-lanceolate, acute, basally clasping with a caniculated, pseudo-petiolate base leaves that blooms in the late spring and early summer on an erect, 24" [60 cm] long, to 20+ flowered inflorecence arising from the nodes on the lower half of the pseudobulb, and has 4 to 5, amplexicaul bracts and triangular floral bracts with all the flowers held in the apical 1/3.

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