Maxillaria hagsateriana Soto Arenas 1992

Photo by Ed Maxillaria and his Maxillaria Orchid Photo Website

Inflorescence Photo by German Padilla

Part shadeWarm Cold Summer To MID Fall

Common Name Hagsater's Maxillaria [Mexican Botanist Current]

Flower Size .25" [7.5 mm]

Found Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras in montane moist to wet forests at elevations of 1125 to 2700 meters as a giant sized, warm to cold growing epiphyte with erect to hanging stems enveloped by imbricate, conduplicate, disitichous, scarious sheaths giving rise at intervals, oblong-ovate, getting smaller towards the apex, flattened pseudobulbs carrying a single,a pical, erect, linear-oblong to linear-lanceolate, acute, obliquely retuse, coriaceous leaf that blooms in the summer to mid fall on a short, single flowered inflorescence produced in loose groups among the sheaths of the stem and arise when the pseudobulbsa are fully matured

Synonyms Camaridium hagsaterianum (Soto Arenas) M.A.Blanco 2007; Chelyella hagsateriana (Soto Arenas) Szlach. & Sitko 2012; Ornithidium hagsaterianum (Soto Arenas) Senghas 2001

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Orchidacearum 5-6 Plate 616 Hagsater & Soto 2002 drawing ok; Guia de Orquideas de Chiapas Carlos Rommel Beutelspacher Baigts 2013 as Camaridium hagsaterianum photo fide; Algunas Orquideas de Mexico Tomo 1 Suarez 2013 photo fide

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