~Maxillaria vitelliniflora Barb. Rodr. 1877 - See Maxillaria neowiedii Rchb.f.1876 sect. Urceolatae Christenson 2013

Plant and Flower Photo by © Jay Pfahl

Flower Closeup Photo by © Americo Docha Neto

Plant and Flowers in situ Minas Gerais, Brazil Photo by © Ismael Nilton Vischi

Part ShadeHot to CoolMOSTLY Summerand Fall

Common Name The Yolk-Yellow Flower Maxillaria

Flower Size 1/4" [.6cm]

Found in Found in Rio State to Parana and Minas Gerais in Brazil as a mini-miniature sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with chains of oblong, sulcate, erect pseudobulbs enveloped basally by imbricating, scarious sheaths and carrying 2 apical, erect, aciculate, acuminate leaves and blooms in the summer and fall on a basal, very short inflorescence that just surpasses the scarious sheaths of the pseudobulb and arises on a mature pseudobulb.

Synonyms Christensonella vitelliniflora ( Barb.Rodr. ) Szlach. , Mytnik , Górniak & ?miszek 2006

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII VII 115-147 Hoehne 1953 drwaing good; AOS Bulletin Vol 52 No 12 1983 photo; Die Orchideen lieferung 28 Schlechter/Brieger 1993 photo ok; 100 Orquideas Argentinas Freuler 2005 photo fide;

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