Maxillaria chicana Dodson 1994 sect Trigonae Christenson 2013 Drawing by Calaway Dodson

Part shade WarmCool

Common Name The Chica Maxillaria [A town in southern Ecuador]

Flower Size 1.12" [2.8 cm]

Found in Zamora Chinchipe province of Ecuador at elevations around 800 to 1200 meters as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a rhizome giving rise to small, close spaced, ovoid pseudobulbs carrying a single apical, erect, terete, obtuse leaf that blooms on erect, fractiflex, to 1.6" [4 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Sauvetrea chicana (Dodson) M.A.Blanco 2007

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 3 Dodson 2002 drawing fide