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Mormolyca gracilipes

Mormolyca gracilipes

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
SubTribe: Maxillariinae
Genus: Mormolyca
Species: Mlca. gracilipes
Alliance:
Binomial name
Mormolyca gracilipes
(Schltr.) Garay & Wirth 1959


Mormolyca gracilipes is a species in the Mormolyca genus.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms from spring to summer with a single 3 cm wide flower.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found in the wet montane forest of Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador and Peru at elevations around 700 to 1850 meters

CultureEdit

Plant can be grown in a well drain mix such as fine bark medium, full sphagnum moss, or mounted on treefern or cork. Plants are best mounted or grown in baskets. Grow in warm conditions with moderate amounts of light. Water regularly and keep mix moist but not wet. Plant require semi-dry rest through the winter month.

NamingEdit

Common Name: The Graceful Column Foot Mormolyca

SynonymsEdit

  1. *Cyrtoglottis gracilipes Schltr. 1920

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