Maxillaria longipes Lindl. 1845 sect. Amazonicae Christenson 2013 Photo courtesy of Eric Hunt


Common Name The Long Column Foot Maxillaria

Flower Size 2.5" [6.25 cm]

Found in Peru and Ecuador at elevations of 2200 to 3000 meters as a cool to cold growing epiphyte.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Bonplandia Rchb.f 1854; Xenia Orchidaceae Vol 3 Reichenbach 1893 drawing fide; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 6 COS 1998 photo fide; AOS Buletin Vol 71 No 12 2002 photo; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 3 Dodson 2002 drawing hmm; Orchid Species of Peru Zelenko Bermudez 2009 photo not = M equitans; Las Orquideas del Peru Bezverhov 2011 photo fide