Maxillaria rubioi Dodson 1994 sect. Arachnites Christenson 2013


Lip Detail Photos by Mark Whitten

Another Flower? Photo by Patricia Harding.

Another Flower ?

Another Flower closer ? Photo by Danny Lentz plant grown by the Atlanta Botanical Garden

Common Name Rubio's Maxillaria [Ecuadorian Collector current]

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Colombia and Ecuador at elevations of 630 to 720 meters as a small to medium sized, warm growing epiphyte that blooms in the winter.

The first 3 photos are certainly correct but the last three are very suspect and should be used with caution.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 3 Dodson 2002 drawing/photo fide;