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Maxillaria marginata - Orchid

Maxillaria marginata - Orchid
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Copyright: Raimundo Mesquita (mesquens) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 168 W: 9 N: 287] (2073)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-02-21
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Canon EOS Rebel T2i
Exposure: f/3.2, 1/60 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2012-02-22 4:43
Viewed: 3269
Points: 2
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The Rimmed-Petal Maxillaria
Flower Size about 1 1/2" [about 4 cm]
A medium sized, cold to cool growing, solitary leafed epiphyte that is found in the coastal forest and Minas Gerais of Brazil and Ecuador at elevations of 2500 to 3200 meters and has a long, branched rhizome and clustered to set apart, ovoid, compressed, ribbed pseudobulbs carrying 1 to 2, apical, ligulate, acute leaves and blooms on a 3 to 6" [7.5 to 15 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence arising on a newly developing pseudobulb that holds the large, well open flower amid the leaves occuring in the summer and fall.
Synonyms Brasiliorchis marginata (Lindl.) R.B.Singer, S.Koehler & Carnevali 2007; *Cymbidium marginatum Lindl. 1833; Maxillaria crassipes Kraenzl. 1911; Maxillaria crassipes Kraenzl. var australis Dutra ?; Maxillaria deflexa Klotzsch ex A. Br. 1852; Maxillaria murilliana Hoehne 1952; Maxillaria pantherina Hoffmanns. in ?.; Maxillaria punctulata Klotzsch 1851; Maxillaria tricolor Lindl. 1842
References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Bonplandia Rchb.f 1855 as M pantherina; Flora Brasilica Vol XII VII 115-147 Hoehne 1953 as M crassipes; Flora Brasilica Vol XII VII 115-147 Hoehne 1953 as M murilliana; Flora Brasilica Vol XII VII 115-147 Hoehne 1953; Orquideas Da Chapada Diamantina Brito & Cribb 2005.

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2012-02-22 6:01]

Hello Raimundo,
very lovely composition to the side. Excellent lighting and special details.
I like the pretty yellow.


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