Mormodes hookeri

Mormodes hookeri

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Catasetinae
Genus: Mormodes
Species: Morm. hookeri
Binomial name
Mormodes hookeri
Lem. 1859

Mormodes hookeri is a species of Mormodes found in South America.


Plant blooms in the summer with several flowers.


Plant is found growing in Costa Rica and Panama.


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.


Common name: Hooker's Mormodes


  1. Mormodes atropurpurea Hook. 1851
  2. Mormodes barbata Lindl. & Paxton 1851

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