Maxillaria insolita Dressler 1981 sect. Strictae Christenson 2011

Plant and Flower Photos by Patricia Harding


Common Name The Strange Maxillaria

Flower Size 2.5" [6.75 cm]

Found in Panama and Colombia at elevations of 100 to 1000 meters as a hot to warm growing epiphyte that blooms in the late spring, summer and early fall.

Synonyms Calawaya insolita (Dressler) Szlach. & Sitko 2012; Camaridium insolitum (Dressler) M.A.Blanco 2007

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 6 COS 1998 photo fide; Orquideas de la Serrania del Baudo Misas Urreta 2006 drawing/photo fide