Maxillaria burgeri J.T.Atwood 1994

TYPE Drawing by Atwood and The Epidendra Website

Common Name Burger's Maxillaria [American director of the Field Museum of Natural History and collector of the type current]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Costa Rica in pluvial and cloud oak forests at elevations of 1100 to 2600 meters as a small sized, cool to cold growing, cane forming epiphyte with erect in youth but pendent to decumbent, many branched, elongate stem in maturity with 2" [5 cm] between each, suborbicular to obovoid pseudobulb enveloped by a foliaceous sheath and carrying a single, apical, thin, elliptic-oblong, rounded to emarginate, abaxially keeled, shortly petiolate base leave that blooms in the spring and summer on less that .4" [1 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence carrying campanulate, yellow flowers.

Synonyms Camaridium burgeri (J.T.Atwood) M.A.Blanco 2007; Chaseopsis burgeri (J.T.Atwood) Szlach. & Sitko 2012

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Lindleyana 9(4): 233-236 Atwood 1994. drawing fide; Fieldiana Biology, Flora Costa Ricensis Family # 39 Orchidaceae, subtribes Maxillariinae and Oncidiinae Atwood & Mora 1999 drawing fide; Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica Vol 3 Hammel, Grayum, Herrera and Zamora 2003; Lankesteriana 7(3): 519 Blanco 2007 as Camarisium burgeri; Vanishing Beauty, Native Costa Rican Orchids Vol 2 Lacaena to Pteroglossa Pupulin 2020 as Camaridium burgeri photo fide