Maxillaria campanulata C.Schweinf. 1938

Photo by Walter Schug

Another Flower ???? AOS Vol 49 #3 1980

Photo by Fred Dortort

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Common Name The Bell-Shaped Maxillaria

Flower Size .4 to 1" [1 to 2.5 cm]

Found in Costa Rica and Colombia at elevations of 400 to 1500 meters and in Ecuador within evergreen forests at elevations of 2100 to 2200 meters as a medium to large sized, warm to cool [Costa Rica and Colombia] to cold [Ecuador] growing epiphyte with an elongate, cane-like stem completely enveloped by leaf-bearing sheaths and carry articulate to the linear, obtuse, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the summer through winter on many, axillary, single flowered inflorescence arising at any point above the middle of the stem.

The description above of M campanulata is based on Misas work and not Atwood Mora who states that the species has pseudobulbs and not canes

Synonyms Camaridium campanulatum (C.Schweinf.) M.A.Blanco 2007

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 49 #3 1980 photo not=? Field Guide to the Orchids of Costa Rica and Panama Dressler 1993; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 28 1713 - 1776 Brieger 1993; Fieldiana Biology, Flora Costa Ricensis Family # 39 Orchidaceae, subtribes Maxillariinae and Oncidiinae Atwood & Mora 1999 drawing has to be incorrect as has pseudobulbs; Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica Vol 3 Hammel, Grayum, Herrera and Zamora 2003; Orquideas de la Serrania del Baudo Misas Urreta 2006 drawing/photo ok?; Orchids of Costa Rica Vol 4 Morales 2009 as Camridium campanulatum photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 84 #4 2015 as Camaridium campanulatum photo fide; Vanishing Beauty, Native Costa Rican Orchids Vol 2 Lacaena to Pteroglossa Pupulin 2020 as Camaridium campanulatum photo fide