Maxillaria parvibulbosa C.Schweinf. 1945

Photos by Saul Altamirano A. and The Parque Nacional Carrasco, Cochabamba Bolivia, Orquideas del Proyecto Hidroelectrico Ivirizu Website

Drawing Drawing by Vasquez & Dodson

Part Shade Hot Winter

Common Name The Small Pseudobulb Maxillaria

Flower Size

Found in Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia in tropical wet forests at elevations around 230 meters as a medium sized, hot growing, caespitose epiphyte with compressed, lightly rugose, green pseudobulbs enveloped by distichous, non-foliaceous sheaths and carrying a single, apical, linear, dorsally carinate, narrowing below into the sulcate, terete, long petiolate base leaf that blooms in the winter on a basal, erect, enveloped by slightly inflated bracts, single flowered inflorescence carrying yellow flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Plantarum Tropicarum Plate 556 Dodson & Vasquez 1989 drawing fide; drawing fide; Maxillaria An Unfinished Monograph Vol 2 Christenson 2013 photo/drawing fide;