Maxillaria dressleriana Carnevali & J.T.Atwood 1996 sect. Rufescens Christenson 2013 Photo by Daniel Jimenez and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Part shadeHot Winter

Common Name Dressler's Maxillaria [American Botanist In Costa Rica and Panama Current]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found inNicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama at elevations around 80 meters as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte with dull dark green, tinged with dark maroon, clustered, ovoid to ovoid-ellipsoid to somewhat conic pseudobulbs enveloped absally by non-foliaceous sheaths and carrying a single,a pical, erect, coriaceous, elliptic to rarely ovate elliptic, acute, gradually narrowing below into the conduplicate, petiolate base leaf that blooms in the winter on an erect, shorter than the pseudobulb, 1/2" [1.25 cm] long, terete, single flowered inflorescence with a floral bract

Synonyms Mormolyca dressleriana (Carnevali & J.T.Atwood) M.A.Blanco 2007

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Fieldiana Biology, Flora Costa Ricensis Family # 39 Orchidaceae, subtribes Maxillariinae and Oncidiinae Atwood & Mora 1999 drawing fide;

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