Maxillaria oreocharis Schltr. 1922 Photos by Daniel Jimenez

Part shadeHotWarmLATESummer THROUGH Fall

Common Name or Meaning The Mountain Loving Maxillaria

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama in wet montane forests at elevations of 100 to 1100 meters as a medium sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with an ascending rhizome giving rise to ovate, strongly laterally compressed pseudoubls carrying a single, apical, erect, linear, acute, gradually narrowing below into the shortly petiolate base leaf that blooms in the later summer through fall on an erect, basal, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Maxillariella oreocharis (Schltr.) M.A.Blanco & Carnevali 2007

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Panama L.O. Williams & P Allen 1946; Icones Planetarum Tropicarum Plate 862 Hamer 1983 drawing ok; Icones Planetarum Tropicarum Plate 1356 Awood 1989 drawing ok; Die Orchideen lieferung 28 Schlechter/Brieger 1993 photo ok; Orchids of Costa Rica Vol 4 Morales 2009 as Maxillariella oreocharis photo fide;

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