Maxillaria repens L.O.Williams 1942 sect. Reflexae Christenson 2013 Drawing by Blanche Ames and The Plant Illustrations Website

Full shadeWarmcool

Common Name The Crawling Maxillaria [refers to the plant habit]

Flower Size 1/2" [1.25 cm]

Found in Costa Rica and Panama in mossy forests at elevations of 1000 to 1200 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte from wet montane forests with slender, elongate, often branching stems enveloped by papery, tubular sheaths and giving rise to two ranked, distant to terminal, imbricating leaf bases carrying 3 to 5, coriaceous, elliptic-lanceolate, acute, gradually narrowing below into the conduplicate, base leaves that blooms on usually several, axillary, .6 to .8" [1.5 to 2 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with small flowers.

Synonyms Laricorchis repens (L.O.Williams) Szlach. & Sitko 2012 Ornithidium repens (L.O.Williams) M.A.Blanco & Ojeda 2007

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Panama L.O. Williams & P Allen 1946 drawing fide;

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