Maxillaria pannieri Foldats 1961 TYPE Drawing by Foldats

Common Name Pannier's Maxillaria [Venezuelan Original Collector of Species current]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Venezuela and Guyana at elevations around 2600 meters as a small sized, cold growing epiphyte with a more or less elongate rhizome giving rise to somewhat distant, erect to erect patent, ovoid, very compressed pseudobulbs enveloped in youth by imbricating, ovate, acute bracts and carrying a single apical, coriaceous, erect to spreading, linear-oblong, acute, attenuate into the laterally compressed, narrowly and deeply canaliculate, petiolate base leaf that blooms on 1 to 2, ascending, thin, 4 to 7.2" [10 to 18 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence enveloped almost completely by scarious, ovate, acute bracts with scarious, ovate, acute, much longer than the ovary floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list, IPNI Flora de Venezuela Volumen 15 quarta parte Foldats 1970 drawing fide;