Maxillaria xanthorhoda Schltr. 1918 sect. Erectae Pfitz 1889 Photo by Go to Peru & Cometur and their Peruvian Orchid and Travel Website

Part Shade Cool

Common Name The Yellow-Red Maxillaria

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Peru as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with distant, cylindrical-elliptic to oval, compressed pseudobulbs enveloped basally by a pair of membraneous, mucronate sheaths and carrying 2, apical, erect, elliptic-oblong, broadly rounded apically, cuneate below into the conduplicate base leaves that blooms on short, single flowered inflroescence enveloped completely by 3 acute bracts and carries campanulate, rather fleshy, small flowers

Synonyms Maxillariella xanthorhoda (Schltr.) M.A.Blanco & Carnevali 2007

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Peru Vol 3 Schweinfurth 1960; Icones Orchidacearum Peruviarum Plate 515 Bennett & Christenson 1998 drawing fide; Orchid Species of Peru Zelenko Bermudez 2009 photo pg 211 not; Orchid Species of Peru Zelenko Bermudez 2009 photo pg229 not = M nasuta

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