Mormolyca polyphylla

Mormolyca polyphylla

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
SubTribe: Maxillariinae
Genus: Mormolyca
Species: Mlca. polyphylla
Binomial name
Mormolyca polyphylla
Garay & Wirth 1959

Mormolyca polyphylla is a species in the Mormolyca genus.


Plant blooms in the fall with a single 2.5 cm wide flower.


Plant is found in Ecuador and Peru at elevations of 900 to 1100 meters


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.


Common Name: The Many-Leafed Mormolyca

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