Maxillaria anatomorum Rchb.f. 1852 sect. Maxillaria Ruiz & Pavon TYPE Drawing by Reichenbach and Xenia orchidacea" vol. 1 pl. 67

Part shadeWarmTo Cool

Common Name The Non-Articulated Maxillaria

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in Venezuela and Colombia at elevations around 950 to 2000 meters as a medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with clustered, ellipsoid, laterally compressed pseudobulbs enveloped by several, leafless and leaf bearing sheaths and carrying a single, apical, coriaceous, linear, oblong to oblong elliptic, acute to shortly apiculate-acuminate, attenuate and conduplicate into the petiolate base leaf that blooms on 1 to 4, basal, erect, 3.6 to 6" [9 to 15 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence enveloped below by several close to distant, acute to shortly acuminate bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Bonplandia Rchb.f 1853; Flora de Venezuela Volumen XV Parte 4 Foldats 1970 drawing fide