Maxillaria ubatubana Hoehne 1947 sect. Repentes Christenson 2013

Plant and Flowers Photos courtesy of Lourens Grobler

Part shadeWarm ColdLATEWinterEARLYSpring

Common Name The Ubatuba Maxillaria [A city in Sao Paulo State Brazil]

Flower Size 2.5" [6.25 cm]

Found in SE Brazil in the Serra do Mar as a small to medium sized, warm to cold growing epiphyte with angular ovoid, slightly compressed pseudobulbs enveloped basally by deciduous, imbricate sheaths and carrying 2 apical, erect, long lanceolate, acute, attenuate below into the pseudo-petiolate base leaves that blooms in the late winter and early spring on 1 to 3, axillary, 6 to 8" [15 to 20 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Bolbidium ubatubanum (Hoehne) J.M.H.Shaw 2011; Brasiliorchis ubatubana (Hoehne) R.B.Singer, S.Koehler & Carnevali 2007; Maxillaria ubatubana var mantiqueirana Hoehne 1952;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII VII 115-147 Hoehne 1953 drawing fide; Flora Brasilica Vol XII VII 115-147 Hoehne 1953 as M ubatubana var mantiqueirana drawing ok; Orchids of the High Mountain Atlantic Rainforest in SE Brazil Warren & Miller 1994

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