Maxillaria hagsateriana Soto Arenas 1992

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Photo by © German Padilla

Part shadeCool Cold Summer To MID Fall

Common Name Hagsater's Maxillaria [Mexican Botanist Current]

Flower Size .25" [7.5 mm]

Found Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras in montane moist to wet forests at elevations of 1125 to 2700 meters as a giant sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with erect to hanging stems enveloped by imbricate, conduplicate, distichous, scarious sheaths giving rise, at intervals, to oblong-ovate, getting smaller towards the apex, flattened pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, linear-oblong to linear-lanceolate, acute, obliquely retuse, coriaceous leaf that blooms in the summer to mid fall on a short, single flowered inflorescence produced in loose groups among the leaf sheaths of the stem and arise when the pseudobulbs are fully matured

Synonyms Camaridium hagsaterianum (Soto Arenas) M.A.Blanco 2007; Chelyella hagsateriana (Soto Arenas) Szlach. & Sitko 2012; Ornithidium hagsaterianum (Soto Arenas) Senghas 2001

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI *Orquidea (Méx.) 12(2): 251-260 Soto Arenas . 1992 Drawing/photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 44-45 pg 2763 - 2898 Brieger 2001 as Ornithidium hagsaterianum; Icones Orchidacearum 5-6 Plate 616 Hagsater & Soto 2002 drawing fide; Orquideologia Vol 25 #1 2007 photo not!! = Nemaconia pellita; Guia de Orquideas de Chiapas Carlos Rommel Beutelspacher Baigts 2013 as Camaridium hagsaterianum photo fide; Algunas Orquideas de Mexico Tomo 1 Suarez 2013 photo fide; Orchid Genera and Species in Guatemala Archila, Szlachchetko, Chiron, Lipinska, Mystkowska and Bertolini 2018