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Orchid Species: Ornithidium squamatum

Kew currently accepted name is Maxillaria uncata

Ornithidium squamatum is an orchid species identified by (Barb.Rodr.) Barb.Rodr. in 1882. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Maxillaria uncata.
Genus
Ornithidium (Otm.)
Grex
squamatum
Parents
Species
Author
(Barb.Rodr.) Barb.Rodr.
Year
1882
ORIGIN: Found in French Guiana, Surinam, Guyana, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador Peru and Brazil in wet montane rainforests at altitudes of sea-level to 1300 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Found in French Guiana, Surinam, Guyana, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador Peru and Brazil in wet montane rainforests at altitudes of sea-level to 1300 meters and is a hot to cool growing, small scadent epiphyte with a pendulous stem that has a fusiform-cylindrical, sulcate with age pseudobulb with a solitary semi-terete leaf and a short, lateral, subsessile, single flowered inflorescence with subtending scarious sheaths held close into the leaves and occurs through the late spring, summer, fall and winter months.

FLOWER SIZE: 1/4 inch [1.2cm] -- 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 uncata 1837 Lindl.
Add+ Christensonella Chnl squamata 2007 (Barb.Rodr.) S.Koehler
Add+ Camaridium Cmd squamatum 1947 (Barb.Rodr.) Hoehne
Add+ Camaridium Cmd uncatum 1951 (Lindl.) Hoehne
Add+ Maxillaria Max nana 1841 Hook.
Add+ Maxillaria Max squamata 1877 Barb.Rodr.
Add+ Maxillaria Max stenostele 1918 Schltr.
Add+ Maxillaria Max striatella 1928 Kraenzl.
Add+ Ornithidium Otm nanum 1894 Rolfe
Add+ Christensonella Chnl uncata 2006 (Lindl.) Szlach., Mytnik, Górniak & Smiszek
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