Monographs Details: Maxillaria crassifolia (Lindl.) Rchb.f.
Authority: Schweinfurth, Charles. 1967. Orchidaceae of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 14: 69-214.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - VENEZUELA. Bolivar: Raudales de Maihia, along Rio Paragua, 4°25', long. 63°7', 500-510 m alt., epiphyte on tree limb, leaves coriaceous, deep green above and dull beneath, peduncle maroon-purple, sepals dull yellow within, brick maroon through the middle having yellowish margins without, petals dull yellow, lip maroon, January 1, 1962, J. A. Steyermark 90486; bosque alto humedo montafioso, entre la ladera principal escarpada de arenisca y el salto en el Rio Venamo, 900-1000 m alt., epiphyte on tree, leaves coriaceous, rich green above and dull green beneath, sepals and petals deep yellow, lip yellow spotted with wine-red, January 8, 1964, J. A. Steyermark & G. C. A. Dunsterville 92877. Amazonas: Along trail between San Fernando de Atabapo and Rio Orinoco, 125 m alt., common epiphyte, "Tepals yellow; lip purple-brown," May 29, 1959, J. J. Wurdack & L. S. Adderley 42661; along Caño Tamá-Tamá (a black-water caño on right bank of Rio Orinoco just above Tamd-Tamd), 150 m alt., frequent epiphyte, "Tepals old gold; lip dull maroon." June 23, 1959, Wurdack ir Adderley 43138. Widespread from Florida (U.S.A.), Middle America, the West Indies (JAMAICA, type of Heterotaxis crassifolia) and BRAZIL.


Heterotaxis crassifolia Lindl., Bot. Reg. 12: t. 1028. 1826.

Distribution:Venezuela South America| United States of America North America| West Indies| Jamaica South America| Brazil South America|