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Orchid Species: Zygopetalum maxillare

Zygopetalum maxillare is an orchid species identified by Lodd. in 1832.
Genus
Grex
maxillare
(name currently accepted by Kew)
Parents
Species
Author
Lodd.
Year
1832
ORIGIN: Found in montane rainforests in southeastern Brazil and Paraguay, this small to medium sized, cool to warm growing epiphyte occurs at elevations of 600 to 1000 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Found in montane rainforests in southeastern Brazil and Paraguay, this small to medium sized, cool to warm growing epiphyte occurs at elevations of 600 to 1000 meters with ovoid, slightly compressed pseudobulbs carrying 2 to 3, apical, conspicuously veined, narrowly lanceolate, subacuminate leaves that blooms on a lateral, to 15 [37 cm]long, racemose, several [5 to 8] flowered inflorescence with fragrant, waxy, long-lived flowers occurring in the summer in Brazil.

FLOWER SIZE: 2 1/2 inches [6 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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