Mormodes buccinator is a species of Mormodes found in South America.
Plant blooms from winter to spring with seven to twelve 6.5 cm wide flowers. Flowers have a strong peppermint-menthol fragance.
Plant is found growing in the lowland forest of Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Venezuela, Colombia and Brazil at elevations of 450 to 1500 meters
Grow in intermediate to warm conditions with partially bright light. Water regularly during growing season and when plants drop leaves during dormancy reduce watering. During dormancy only water about twice a month to keep pseudobulbs from shriveling. Resume watering normally when new growths occur in spring. Plants can die easily from over watering. Plants are usually grown in bark with perlite, cork, full sphagnum moss, and tree fern.
|Mormodes buccinator||Sepals and Petals are green, lip is white|
|Mormodes buccinator f. aureum||Sepals and Petals are green, lip is yellow|
Common name: The Inflated Mormodes
- Catasetum buccinator (Lindl.) Lindl. ex Stein ?
- Mormodes amazonica Brade 1939
- Mormodes brachystachya Klotzsch 1852
- Mormodes buccinator var. theiochlora Rchb.f. 1881
- Mormodes flavida Klotzsch 1852
- Mormodes lentiginosa Hook. 1849
- Mormodes leucochila Klotzsch 1853
- Mormodes marmorea Klotzsch 1853
- Mormodes theiochlora (Rchb.f.) Salazar 1994
- Mormodes vitellina Klotzsch 1853
- Mormodes wagneriana Klotzsch 1853