Maxillaria wojii Christenson 2000 Photo by Eric Hunt and His Orchid Website

Another Flower Photo courtesy of Andy's Orchids Copyright 2002 All rights reserved.

Full Shade Spring

Common Name Woj's Maxillaria [American Orchid Enthusiast and grower of species current]

Flower Size 6" [15 cm]

Found in Colombia with elliptic, compressed pseduobulbs completely enveloped by foliaceous sheaths and carrying a single, apical, oblong-elliptic, acute, arching, gradually narrowing below into the elongate, petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring on 1 to 3, horizontal, single flowered, shorter inflorescence enveloped by elliptic, tubular, inflated, acute, keeled floral bracts that surpass the ovary in length.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *AOS Bulletin Vol 69 No 8 2000 pg 764; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 44-45 pg 2763 - 2898 Brieger 2001