Maxillaria haemathodes (Ruiz & Pav.) Garay 1962

Side View of flower Photos by Rebecca Repasky and the Atrium Biodiversity Information System Website

TYPE Drawing

TYPE Drawing by W H White and Garay

Common Name The Haemanthus-Like Maxillaria [A flower in the Amaryllaceaea]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Peru and Bolivia at elevations around 2100 to 3500 meters as a medium sized, cold growing terrestrial or lithophyte that blooms in the fall

Synonyms *Fernandezia haemathodes Ruiz & Pav. 1798; Maxillaria crassicaulis C.Schweinf. 1945; Maxillaria weberbauerianum (Kraenzl.) Kraenzl. 1921; Neourbania haemathodes (Ruiz & Pav.) Szlach. & Sitko 2012; Ornithidium haemathodes (Garay) M.A.Blanco & Ojeda 2007; Ornithidium weberbauerianum Kraenzl. 1905; Pachyphyllum haematodes (Ruiz & Pav.) Schltr. 1921;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Peru Vol 4 Schweinfurth 1961 as Pachyphyllum haemathodes; * Studies in American orchids VI Canadian Journal of Botany 34(2):241-260 Garay 1962;