Maxillaria stricta Schltr. 1921 sect. Trigonae Christenson 2013 TYPE Drawing by Schlechter


Common Name The Striaght Maxillaria

Flower Size

Found in Chimborazo province of Ecuador in montane forests above 3000 meters as a medium to just sized, cold growing epiphyte without pseudobulbs but with a , terete, straight stem carrying densely many, erect-patent, ligulate, obliquely acute, thin textured leaves with striate nerved, subrugulose, persistent leaf sheaths that blooms in the late fall and early winter on several, axillary, erect, peduncle short, provided with a short bract, single flower inflorescence with elliptic-cucullate, acuminate, half again as long as the ovary floral bracts and carrying an erect-patent, fleshy flower.

Similar to M alpestris and M nitidula


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list, IPNI *Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 8:97 Schlechter 1921; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih.57:380 Schlechter1929 drawing fide;