Maxillaria donaldeedodii (Ackerman & Whitten) Christenson 2011

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Photos by James Gaither and His Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Common Name Donald Dod's Maxillaria [American Orchidologist 1900's to 2008]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in southwestern Haiti in the Massif de la Hotte as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte that blooms in the spring.

Similar to M coccinea but M donalleedodii is distinguished by its shorter apical leaves, globose pseudobulbs and longer sepals.

Synonyms *Ornithidium donaldeedodii Ackerman & Whitten 2010

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Lankesteriana 9: 509 Ackerman 2010 drawing fide Orchid Digest Vol 74 #3 2010 as Ornithidium donaldeedodii photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 84 #4 2015 as Ornithidium donaldeedodii photo fide;