Maxillaria multiflora Barb.Rodr. 1877 Photo by Dalton Holland Baptista and photo by Dan Souza Orchidstudium

Common Name The Many Flowered Maxillaria

Flower Size 3.5" [8.75 cm]

Found in northern Brazil as a medium sized epiphyte with ovoid, slightly laterally compressed, sulcate, rugose pseudobulbs enveloped in youth by several, membraneous, triangular sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, linear-ligulate, acute, obliquely bilobed, attenuate into the pseudo-petiolate base leaf that blooms on numerous, axillary, fasciculate, ascending, to 8.4" [21 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence enveloped by a few imbricate bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII VII 115-147 Hoehne 1953 drawing ok; AOS Bulletin Vol 54 # 1 1985 photo fide; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 2 Pabst & Dungs 1977 drawing fide;