Maxillaria schunkeana M.A. Campacci & R.A. Kautsky 1993 Photo courtesy of Wilma Braga

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Common Name Schunke's Maxillaria

Flower Size 2/5" [1 cm]

Found in Espirito Santo State, Brazil in the coastal Atlantic rainforest at elevations of 600 to 700 meters, growing as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with fusiform-cylindric pseudobulbs enveloped basally by deciduous leaf sheaths carrying 2, apical, erect, linear, conduplicate leaves and blooms in the summer in Brazil on a basal, short, single flowered inflorescence arising on a mature pseudobulb and holding the flower at pseudobulb height..

Synonyms Bolbidium schunkeanum (Campacci & Kautsky) J.M.H.Shaw 2011; Brasiliorchis schunkeana (Campacci & Kautsky) R.B.Singer, S.Koehler & Carnevali 2007

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Orcidacearum Brasilense Plate 80 Castro & Campacci 2000 drawing fide

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