Maxillaria acutipetala Hook. 1842 Photo by David P. Banks, Australia

Common Name The Pointy Petal Maxillaria

This species is found in Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina and has solitary flowered inflorescence.

Said to be a synonym of M picta but I have left it separate for now pending more research.

Synonyms Maxillaria rufescens Lindley var minor Fawc. & Rendl. 1910; Maxillaria pudica Carnevali & J.L.Tapia 2001

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