Mormolyca ringens

Mormolyca ringens - Flower photo by Richard LindbergMormolyca ringens - Flower photo by Richard LindbergMormolyca ringens - Plant photo by Richard LindbergThe genus Mormolyca (Mlca) contains 6 small species growing in Central America and northern South America.

Mormolyca ringens grows from Mexico down into Central America. It is warm to hot growing and does well in a basket. The plant can flower all spring and summer.

This plant is in bark over peanuts in a 2 1/2-inch plastic pot. There are six pseudobulbs and it stands five inches above the pot.

06/22/2013 - Blooming, Blog entry.

09/20/2012 - Blooming, Blog entry.

05/15/2009 - Added to collection as backbulbs from the collection plant.

TRIBE: Maxillarieae     SUBTRIBE: Maxillariinae