Monographs Details: Maxillaria brachybulbon Schltr.
Authority: Schweinfurth, Charles. 1967. Orchidaceae of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 14: 69-214.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - VENEZUELA. Bolivar: 102 km from El Dorado near Sta. Elena, E. Foldats 2879; environs of K m 88, high road to El Dorado, L. Aristeguieta 3752; Rio Churún, also Km 100 south of El Dorado, G. C. K. Dunsterville 503; Chimantá Massif, 1000 m alt., on lower southwest-facing forested slopes of Chimantd-tepui (Torono-tepui), at extreme southern end on north side of Rio Tirica (left-hand branch), on tree, leaves coriaceous, rich green above and paler beneath, May 14, 1953, J. A. Steyermark 75351; same locality and altitude, in rich forest, vicinity of Base Camp, near Rio Tirica, on living tree, leaves fleshy-coriaceous, dull green above and paler beneath, sepals yellowish green, 13 mm long and 3 mm wide, petals yellowish green with faint dull lavender in mid-rib, 11 mm long and 2.5 mm wide, lip pale yellow, acute, lined with madder-purple, 7 mm long and 3 mm wide. May 24, 1953, Steyermark 75588; along the Venezuelan-Brazilian Frontier, northeast of Serrania Pia-Soi (Pia-shauhy, Pia-Savi), lat. 3°53', long. 62°46', 650-800 m alt., epiphyte in woods, January 5-6, 1962, J. A. Steyermark 90628 (sterile). Amazonas: Along Caiio Cariche, left bank of Rio Orinoco, about midway between Tamá-Tamá and San Antonio, 130 m alt., epiphyte, flowers pale yellow, the lip with faint maroon streaks, July 27, 1959, J. J. Wurdack & L. S. Adderley 46355. HONDURAS, COSTA RICA (type), PANAMA and COLOMBIA.

Distribution:Venezuela South America| Honduras Central America| Costa Rica South America| Panama Central America| Colombia South America|