Maxillaria neophylla Rchb.f. 1878 Photo by Ecuagenera and their Ecuador Orchid Website

Side View Of Flowers

A similar species but ? Photos by Eric Hunt and his Orchid Photo Site

Deep shade HotWarm LATER Spring Summer

Common Name or Meaning The New Leafed Maxillaria

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Colombia at elevations around 750 to 1400 meters as a small to medium sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with short stems carrying ovate pseudobulbs carrying a single apical, erect, coriaceous, narrowly obovate, long petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring and summer on a very short, single flowered inflorescence holding the flower clustered at the pseudobulb base.

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Planetarum Tropicarum Plate 159 Dodson 1980 drawing ok; Orquideas de la Serrania del Baudo Misas Urreta 2006 drawing/photo fide

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