Xylobium chapadense (Barb.Rodr.) Cogn. 1898 Photo by Mauro Peixoto

Full shade Fall

Common Name The Chapada Xylobium [An area of Minas Gerais Brazil]

Flower Size

Found in Guyana and Brazil with clustered ovoid-oblong, slightly angled pseudobulbs carrying 2, apical, erect-patent, plicate, 3 nerved, sub-membranaceous-herbaceous, lanceolate, acute, attenuate below into the short pseudo-petiolate base leaves that blooms in the fall on a ascending to horizontal, thin, lightly sinuous, 4 to 6" [10 to 15 cm] long, 8 to 12 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Maxillaria chapadensis Barb.Rodr. 1898; Xylobium chapadense var. luteoalbo Hoehne 1910

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII VII 115-147 Hoehne 1953 drawing ok;