Maxillaria Ruiz & Pav.

This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical America.

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Central American Pac, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Florida, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

Maxillaria Ruiz & Pav. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Feb 28, 2011 Sparre, B. [16943], Ecuador K000718165
Mar 1, 2009 Redden, K.M. et al. [2396], Guyana K000718121
Dec 1, 2005 74291.000
Guyana 10365.000
10366.000
Guyana 10367.000
Guyana 10368.000
Guyana 10369.000
Guyana 10370.000
Guyana 12355.000
Panama 12469.000
12470.000
Guyana 12472.000
12473.000
Brazil 12474.000
13267.000
13270.000
13271.000
Guyana 13272.000
Panama 13274.000
Guyana 13275.000
13276.000
13278.000
13279.000
13280.000
Costa Rica 13281.000
13723.000
Guyana 13724.000
Mason, L.M. [2631], Costa Rica 13903.018
13949.000
Guyana 13950.000
Guyana 13951.000
Guyana 13952.000
Guyana 13953.000
13954.000
Mason, L.M. [2299], Peru 21969.012
23626.000
23993.000
Guyana 26030.000
Mason, L.M. [2764], Peru 27461.018
Mason, L.M. [2647], Costa Rica 27461.021
Mason, L.M. [1731], Peru 28527.000
Mason, L.M. [1722], Peru 28529.000
Mason, L.M. [1833], Peru 28682.000
31345.000
Mason, L.M. [2239], Costa Rica 31796.000
Mason, L.M. [2255], Costa Rica 31874.000
Mason, L.M. [2147] 31986.000
32033.000
Mason, L.M. [2281], Costa Rica 32342.000
Mason, L.M. [2484], Colombia 32704.000
Mason, L.M. [2670], Peru 32964.000
Mason, L.M. [2410], Colombia 32975.000
Mason, L.M. [2703], Peru 33079.000
Mason, L.M. [2708], Costa Rica 33081.000
Mason, L.M. [2712], Costa Rica 33154.000
Mason, L.M. [2741], Peru 34457.000
36129.000
Warrington, J., Guyana 36713.000
Philcox, D. [6284], Guyana 37471.000
Taylor, P. [16352], Ecuador 41547.000
Taylor, P. [16353], Ecuador 41557.000
Taylor, P. [16382], Ecuador 41565.000
Taylor, P. [13208], Panama 41596.000
Taylor, P. [13207], Panama 41597.000
Taylor, P. [13216], Panama 41607.000
Taylor, P. [16368], Ecuador 41634.000
Taylor, P. [16370], Ecuador 41636.000
Taylor, P. [16371], Ecuador 41637.000
Jenny, R. [VO-99], Costa Rica 42645.000
Hajek, F. [56], Peru 60177.000
Hajek, F. [57], Peru 60178.000
Hajek, F. [43], Peru 60179.000
Hajek, F. [48], Peru 60180.000
Ecuador 6213.000
Guyana 6214.000
8355.000
Guyana 8356.000
Panama 8357.000
8358.000
Sandwith, N.Y. [1282], Guyana 8359.000
Smart, J., Guyana 8360.000
8361.000
8362.000
Sandwith, N.Y. [606] 8363.000
Costa Rica 8364.000
71352.000
Laessoe, T. [H50891], Brazil 73113.000
Chase [20767] 73298.000
74117.000
64680.000
74174.000
64695.000
74552.000
64743.000
Chase, M.W.C. [84150], Costa Rica 75450.000
Chase, M.W. [84158] 74835.000
s.coll. [s.n.] 77996.000
Glaziou, A.F.M. [20502], Rio de Janeiro K000886482
Chase, M.W.C. [82135] 75095.000
64749.000
Colombia 64766.000
74143.000
Chase, M.W.C. [84202], Costa Rica 77180.000
Burchell [1394], Brazil K000940908
s.coll. [4], Brazil K000940907
Chase, M.W.C. [84137], Costa Rica 75509.000
Chase, M.W.C. [84306], Costa Rica 75791.000
Chase, M.W.C. [84117], Costa Rica 75476.000
Chase, M.W.C. [84160], Costa Rica 75512.000
73409.000
Chase, M.W.C. [85023], Costa Rica 74763.000
Chase, M.W.C. [85003], Costa Rica 74762.000
Chase, M.W.C. [83185], Costa Rica 75550.000
Hajek, F. [55], Peru Mormolyca 60182.000
Guyana Ornithidium 13777.000
Guyana Ornithidium 13778.000
Guyana Ornithidium 13779.000
Ornithidium 13780.000
Spedan-Lewis, J., Jamaica Ornithidium 14362.000
Guyana Ornithidium 14363.000
Mason, L.M. [2210], Costa Rica Ornithidium 31569.000
Mason, L.M. [2238], Costa Rica Ornithidium 31938.000
Mason, L.M. [2511], Colombia Ornithidium 32785.000
Dunsterville [586], Venezuela Ornithidium 7642.000
Spruce, R. [5393], Ecuador Camaridium K000201847
Mason, L.M. [2144], Peru Cryptocentrum 31479.000
Taylor, P. [16315], Ecuador Cryptocentrum 41524.000
Taylor, P. [13239], Panama Cryptocentrum 41628.000
Chase, M.W.C. [84237], Costa Rica Cryptocentrum 77184.000

First published in Fl. Peruv. Prodr.: 116 (1794)

Accepted by

  • Chase, M.W., Cameron, K.M., Freudenstein, J.V., Pridgeon, A.M., Salazar, G., van den Berg, C. & Schuiteman, A. (2015). An updated classification of Orchidaceae Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 117: 151-174.
  • Christenson, E.A., Harding, P.A., McIllmurray, M. & Blanco, M. (2013). Maxillaria An Unfinished Monograph 1-2: 1-936. Patricia Ann Harding for Robert Christenson, Lebanon, OR.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.C. & Rasmussen, F.N. (2009). Epidendroideae (Part two) Genera Orchidacearum 5: 1-585. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.

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