Maxillaria neophylla Rchb.f.1878 Photo by Eric Hunt

Deep shade Warm CoolLATER Spring Summer

Common Name or Meaning The New Leafed Maxillaria

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Colombia at elevations around 750 to 1400 meters as a small to medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with short stems carrying sub-orbicular, strongly compressed pseudobulbs subtended by papery bracts and carrying a single apical, erect, coriaceous, linear-lanceolate, acute, long petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring and summer on a very short, arising on mature pseudobulbs, erect, slender, single flowered inflorescence holding the flower clustered at the pseudobulb base.

Synonyms Mapinguari neophyllus (Rchb.f.) Baumbach 2011

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Planetarum Tropicarum Plate 159 Dodson 1980 not = M riopalenquensis; Orquideas de la Serrania del Baudo Misas Urreta 2005 drawing/photo not = M riopalenquensis; Maxillaria An Unfinished Monograph Vol 2 Christenson 2013 photo fide;