Maxillaria angustibulbosa C.Schweinf. 1952 TYPE Drawing by Schweinfurth

Common Name The Narrow Bulbed Maxillaria

Flower Size .5" [1,25 cm]

Found in Cusco Peru at elevations around 1800 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with an ascending, creeping rhizome giving rise to linear-cylindric, obliquely inserted on the rhizome and subparellel to it, 1.6" [4 cm] between each, strongly complanate pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, elliptic-oblong to narrowly lanceolate-oblong, acute, cuneate narrowed below into the slender, channeled, more or less petiolate base leaves that blooms on a lateral, ascending, single flowered inflorescence that is more or less shorter than the leaf and almost completely enveloped by several, ventricose, imbricating bracts and carrying a rather small, yellow flower with slightly spreading segments.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list, IPNI Orchids of Peru Vol 1 Schweinfurth 1958 drawing fide;