Maxillaria consanguinea Klotzsch 1853 sect. Repentes Christenson 2013

Flowers and Plant

Flower Closeup Photos by Dalton Holland Baptista

Common Name The Similar Maxillaria

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in Rio, Sao Paulo and Minas Gerais States of Brazil as a small sized, warm to cool, pendulous growing epiphyte and lithophyte with a creeping rhizome giving rise to clustered , ovoid-pyriform, slightly elongated, compressed, shiny, sulcate with age pseudobulbs carrying 1 or 2, apical, fleshy-coriaceous, narrowly ligulate, acute, attenuate or distinctly petiolate below leaves that blooms in the summer on many, basal, single flowered, to 6,4" [16 cm] long inflorescence with lanceolate acute floral bracts and very odiferous, fleshy flowers.

Part of the M picta group but differs MOSTLY in its stronger colors.

Synonyms Brasiliorchis consanguinea (Klotzsch) R.B.Singer, S.Koehler & Carnevali 2007; Maxillaria serotina Hoehne non Barb. Rodr. 1930

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Iconografia de Orchidaceae Do Brasil Hoehne 1949 drawing fide; Iconografia de Orchidaceae Do Brasil Hoehne 1949 as M consanguinea var pallida drawing fide; Flora Brasilica Vol XII VII 115-147 Hoehne 1953 drawing fide; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 2 Pabst & Dungs 1977 drawing fide; The Manual Of Cultivated Orchid Species Bechtel, Cribb & Launert 1992 drawing fide;