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Maxillaria sanantonioensis

This is a discussion on Maxillaria sanantonioensis within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; This is a Colombian species that was only described in 2002, by Eric Christenson. The ...

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    Default Maxillaria sanantonioensis

    This is a Colombian species that was only described in 2002, by Eric Christenson. The flower is about 1" , non-fragrant. I find that many times the short spike emerges from under the medium, a distance from the plant, which can be seen in the plant photo.
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    Interesting how the flower spike does that! And, the pbulbs don't look as much like the usual max.! I like it!!

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    That is neat I like it ... Gin

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    It never ceases to amaze me how much these maxillarias look like cymbidium flowers... this is a very pretty shade of orangey lemon.

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    It is funny how the bloom looks like it doesn't want to have anything to do with the plant! It just grows the opposite direction ....
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