Maxillaria embreei Dodson 1994 sect. Strictae Christenson 2011 Photo by Ecuagenera and their Ecuador Orchid Website


Common Name Embre's Maxillaria [Co-collector of Original species]

Flower Size 2/5" [1 cm]

Found in Colombia and Ecuador at elevations of 1700 to 2800 meters as a cool to cold growing terrestrial or epiphyte with a stem enveloped by imbricating sheaths giving rise to linear, conduplicate towards the base leaves that blooms on a cluster of erect, short single flowered inflorescence holding the flowers close to the leaf base.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;

Synonyms Calawaya embreei (Dodson) Szlach. & Sitko 2012 Native Colombian Orchids Vol 6 COS 1998 photo fide; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 3 Dodson 2002 drawing hmm/photo fide;