Maxillaria stenophylla Rchb.f. 1854 sect. Erectae Pfitz 1889 Photo by G. Chiron and the Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbarium

Plant and Flower Photo by K. Senghas and the Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbarium

Full shadecool fall

Common Name The Slim Leaved Maxillaria

Flower Size

Found in Venezuela, Guyana, Fr Guiana, Surinam and Ecuador in cloud forests at elevations around 1900 meters as a small to medium sized, cool, pendant to erect growing epiphyte with cylindrical, elongate pseudobulbs enveloped completely by leaf bearing sheaths and carrying 2 apical, linear, unequally bilobed apically, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the fall on an axillary, short, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Maxillariella stenophylla (Rchb.f.) M.A.Blanco & Carnevali 2007

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Bonplandia Rchb.f 1854; Venezuelan Orchids Illustrated Vol 1 Dunsterville & Garay 1959 drawing fide; Orchids of Venezuela An Illustrated Field Guide Vol 2 Dunsterville & Garay 1979 drawing fide; The Orchids of Surinam Werkhoven 1986; Icones Orchidacearum Peruviarum Plate 116 Bennett & Christenson 1993 drawing fide; Die Orchideen lieferung 28 Schlechter/Brieger 1993 photo fide; Orchids of Venezuela [An illustrated field guide] Vol. 2 Ramiro and Carnevali 2000 drawing fide; Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana Vol 7 Steyermark, Berry, Yatskievych and Holst 2003 drawing ; Orchids of Costa Rica Vol 2 Morales 2009 as Camarisium stenophyllum photo fide; Orquideas de Roirama Luz & Franco 2012 as Maxillariella stenophylla photo ok;

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