Maxillaria langlassei Schltr. 1924 Original Drawing by Padre Pedro Ortiz Conserved at the Herbario de la Universidad Javeriana, Bogota Colombia

Common Name Langlasse's Maxillaria [Belgian Orchid Collector 1800's]

Flower Size 1.5" [3.75 cm]

Found in Cauca Colombia on the western slopes of the Andes at elevations around 1800 meters as a medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with clustered, elongate pseudobulbs carrying a single, erect, thinly coriaceous, oblong-ligulate, obtuse, narrowing below into the canaliculate, petiolate base leaf that blooms on an erect, 9.6" [24 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Beitrage Zur Orchideenkunde Von Colombia 27:174 Schlechter 1924;