Monographs Details: Maxillaria desvauxiana Rchb.f.
Authority: Schweinfurth, Charles. 1967. Orchidaceae of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 14: 69-214.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - SURINAM. Saramacca River, east of North Ridge, epiphyte in high bush, sepals pale bronze, petals "mottled purple," lip deep purple, papillate within, August 11, 1944. B. Maguire 24344. VENEZUELA. Amazonas: Cerro Sipapo (Paraque), 2000 m alt., on rocks on summit of Peak I, sepals cream-purple, petals deeper purple, lip deep purple and papillose, December 12, 1948, B. Maguire & L. Politi 27599. COLOMBIA, FRENCH GUIANA (type) and BRAZIL.

Distribution:Suriname South America| Venezuela South America| Colombia South America| French Guiana South America| Brazil South America|