Maxillaria foliosa Ames & C. Schweinf. 1925

sect. Erectae Pfitz 1889

Photo by A. Cascante-Marín


Common Name The Leafy Maxillaria

Flower Size

Found in Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama and Ecuador at elevations of 1000 to 2000 metes as a cool growing epiphyte that blooms in the spring, summer and early fall

Synonyms Maxillariella foliosa (Ames & C.Schweinf.) Bogarín 2014

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankesteriana 19(1). 31 - 55 2019 as Maxillariella foliosa photo fide; Vanishing Beauty, Native Costa Rican Orchids Vol 2 Lacaena to Pteroglossa Pupulin 2020 as Maxillariella foliosaphoto fide