Maxillaria marginata [Lindley] Fenzl 1854 [1855] sect. Repentes Christenson 2013 TYPE for the sect. Photos by Eric Hunt and His Orchid Website

Another Angle Photo by Dale and Deni Borders

Disected Flower Photo by E Schnurr

Part shade ColdSummerand Fall

Common Name The Rimmed-Petal Maxillaria

Flower Size about 1 1/2" [about 4 cm]

Found in the coastal forest of Minas Gerais state of Brazil and Ecuador at elevations of 2500 to 3200 meters as a medium sized, cold growing, solitary leafed epiphyte with a long, branched rhizome giving rise to clustered to set apart, ovoid, compressed, ribbed pseudobulbs carrying 1 to 2, apical, ligulate, acute leaves and blooms in the summer and fall on a 3 to 6" [7.5 to 15 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence arising on a newly developing pseudobulb that holds the large, well open flower amid the leaves.

Synonyms Bolbidium marginatum (Lindl.) J.M.H.Shaw 2011; Brasiliorchis crassipes (Kraenzl.) Szlach. & Sitko 2012; Brasiliorchis marginata (Lindl.) R.B.Singer, S.Koehler & Carnevali 2007; Brasiliorchis murilliana (Hoehne) Szlach. & Sitko 2012; *Cymbidium marginatum Lindl. 1833; Maxillaria crassipes Kraenzl. 1911; Maxillaria crassipes Kraenzl. var australis Dutra ?; Maxillaria deflexa Klotzsch ex A. Br. 1852; Maxillaria murilliana Hoehne 1952; Maxillaria pantherina Hoffmanns. in ?.; Maxillaria punctulata Klotzsch 1851; Maxillaria tricolor Lindl. 1842

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Bonplandia Rchb.f 1855 as M pantherina; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915; Atlas des Orchidees Cultivees Constantin 1920 drawing good; Flora Brasilica Vol XII VII 115-147 Hoehne 1953 as M crassipes drawing hmm; Flora Brasilica Vol XII VII 115-147 Hoehne 1953 as M murilliana drawing good; Flora Brasilica Vol XII VII 115-147 Hoehne 1953 drawing fide; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 2 Pabst & Dungs 1977 drawing fide; The Manual Of Cultivated Orchid Species Bechtel, Cribb & Launert 1992 as M crassipes drawing ok; Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 28 1713 - 1776 Brieger 1993; Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 28 1713 - 1776 Brieger 1993 as M murrilliana; Orquideas Da Chapada Diamantina Brito & Cribb 2005

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