Maxillaria friderici-caroli confirmed Maxillaria cf. aggregata
Basionym : Ornithidium lehmannii Kraenzl., Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 26: 486 (1899).
Maxillaria friderici-caroli P.Ortiz, Orquideologia 18: 100 (1991).This name is accepted.
Five hundred seventy-five flowers on 25 inflorescence clusters; pseudobulbs ovoid spaced far apart on long rhizome; 2 apical leaves surrounded by 4-8 foliaceous sheathes; inflorescence short, basal, covered by bracts causing flowers to be clustered; flowers barely open, concolor yellow becoming orange with age; anther cap red-brown; lip curved down 90 degrees; substance firm texture waxy; native to Colombia.
Maxillaria friderici-caroli, Award 20131952, has been
confirmed Maxillaria cf.
aggregata by SITF (April 2013). Please add to the description that it
was awarded as Maxillaria friderici-caroli.