Maxillaria luteoalba orchid

Maxillaria luteoalba

It is an orchid of the genus Maxillaria.
Maxillaria luteoalba Orchid exhibit in the Botanical Garden of Leuven, Belgium.  Belgium,Geotagged,Maxillaria luteoalba,Maxillaria luteoalba orchid,Spring

Appearance

Large sized, hot to cool growing, epiphytic species that has clustered, ovoid-oblong, slightly compressed, dark brown pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, narrowly oblong-elliptic, rigid, suberect, obtuse, narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring and early summer on a erect or ascending, 3 1/2 to 6" [8.75 to 15 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence arising on a mature pseudobulb, with faintly fragrant, long-lasting, variable colored flowers and several papery, tubular bracts.

Distribution

Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela.

Habitat

It is found growing on trees, epiphytic, in forests from 100 to 1800 meters of altitude. As ornamental elsewhere.

Uses

Ornamental.

References:

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Taxonomy
KingdomPlantae
DivisionAngiosperms
ClassMonocots
OrderAsparagales
FamilyOrchidaceae
GenusMaxillaria
SpeciesMaxillaria luteoalba
Photographed in
Belgium