Maxillaria culebrica (Bogarín & Pupulin) Christenson 2011 Photo by © Bogarin and The Epidendra Website

FragrancePart shadeCoolWinter

Common Name The Culebra Maxillaria [refers to an area in the Boca del Toro Area of Panama]

Flower Size 1.6" [4 cm]

Found in Panama at elevations around 1200 meters as a miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with clustered, ovoid to subpyriform, rugose, longitudinally many ridged pseudobulbs enveloped below by acuminate, scarious sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptic-oblong, acute, conduplicate, 1" [2.5 cm] long, petiolate base leaf that blooms in the winter on an erect, from the rhizome, to 2" [5 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with a broadly obovate, obtuse floral bract and carrying fragrant flowers.

Synonyms *Mormolyca culebrica Bogarín & Pupulin 2010

ReferencesW3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Digest Vol 74-1 44 1/2010 as Mormolyca culebrica drawing/photo fide