Maxillaria sanantonioensis Christenson 2002

Another Angle Photo by Jay Pfahl

Partial ShadeCool Spring

Common Name The San Antonio Maxillaria [An upland region near Cali]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Valle de Cauca, Colombia as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with ellipsoid, 4 angled, rugose and ridged pseudobulbs enveloped by short, papery bracts and carrying a single, apical, lanceolate, petiolate, acute leaf that blooms in the spring on a very short, single flowered inflorescence with floral bracts that are almost as long as the ovaries.

Synonyms Mormolyca sanantonioensis (Christenson) M.A.Blanco 2007; Xanthoxerampellia sanantonioensis (Christenson) Szlach. & Sitko 2012

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchids Vol 71 #2 pg 129 2002

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