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Orchid Species: Maxillaria gracilis

Kew currently accepted name is Maxillaria humilis

Maxillaria gracilis is an orchid species identified by G.Lodd. ex Paxton & J.Harrison in 1832. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Maxillaria humilis.
Maxillaria (Max.)
G.Lodd. ex Paxton & J.Harrison
ORIGIN: Found in the coastal Atlantic forest and Minas Gerais Brazil.

DESCRIPTION: Small sized, tufted, cool to hot growing epiphyte with clustered, ovoid-pyriform, compressed pseudobulbs carrying 2, apical, subcoriaceous, linear-ligulate, petiolate and conduplicate below, acute apically leaves that blooms on an erect, or ascending, 3 to 4 [7.5 to 10 cm] long, single flowered, pale green or reddish inflorescence arising on a mature pseudobulb that has the fragrant flower held amid to above the leaves, occurring in the spring and summer.

FLOWER SIZE: 2 1/2 incheses -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Maxillaria Max guayanensis 1898 Klinge
Add+ Maxillaria Max humilis 2015 (Link & Otto) Schuit. & M.W.Chase
Add+ Maxillaria Max penduliflora 1855 Fenzl
Add+ Maxillaria Max punctata 1834 G.Lodd. ex Drapiez
Add+ Maxillaria Max queirogana 1877 Barb.Rodr.
Add+ Brasiliorchis Bch gracilis 2007 (G.Lodd. ex Paxton & J.Harrison) R.B.Singer
Add+ Bolbidium Bld gracile 2011 (G.Lodd. ex Paxton & J.Harrison) J.M.H.Shaw
Add+ Bletia Bletia humilis 1829 Link & Otto
Most awarded/recent cultivars: Bch. marginata 'Bryon' (2011) Bch. marginata 'Cyp Studios' (2010) Max. marginata 'Helen Louise' (1993)
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