Maxillaria parviflora

Species:Maxillaria parviflora (Poepp. & Endl.)Garay
Plant Notes:This species has sometimes been placed in a segregate genus Camaridium, as C. micranthum, but it has also been preferred to keep it in Maxillaria (Chase et al. 2015; Schuiteman & Chase 2015).
Status:Native, Endangered-State
Specimen: View details of USF Herbarium specimens

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Sub Class
Genus Maxillaria
Species Maxillaria parviflora (Poepp. & Endl.)Garay - PURPLE TIGER ORCHID; MINNIE-MAX


Citation MAXILLARIA PARVIFLORA (Poeppig & Endlicher) Garay, Bot. Mus. Leafl. 21: 258. 1967.
Basionym: Scaphyglottis parviflora Poeppig & Endlicher 1836.
Type: PERU:

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CountyHerbariaLiterature Citation (If Applicable)
Collier SEL  


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SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Camaridium micranthum Camaridium micranthum M. A. Blanco, in M. A. Blanco et al., Lankesteriana 7: 520. 2007.BASIONYM: Scaphyglottis parviflora Poeppig & Endlicher 1836. 
Camaridium purpureum var. parviflorum Camaridium purpureum Sprengel, var. parviflorum (Poeppig & Endlicher) Hoehne, Fl. Brasil. 12(7): 216. 1953.BASIONYM: Scaphyglottis parviflora Poeppig & Endlicher 1836. 
Maxillaria conferta Maxillaria conferta (Grisebach) C. Schweinfurth ex Léon, Fl. Cuba 1: 395. 1947.BASIONYM: Ornithidium confertum Grisebach 1864. 
Maxillaria purpurea var. parviflora Maxillaria purpurea (Sprengel) Ames & Correll, var. parviflora (Poeppig & Endlicher) C. Schweinfurth, Bot. Mus. Leafl. 11: 285. 1945.BASIONYM: Scaphyglottis parviflora Poeppig & Endlicher 1836. 
Ornithidium confertum Ornithidium confertum Grisebach, Fl. Brit. W. Ind. 626. 1864. TYPE: CUBA: Without data, Wright 650 (lectotype: USF). Lectotypified by Atwood, Lindleyana 8: 30. 1993.
Ornithidium parviflorum Ornithidium parviflorum (Poeppig & Endlicher) Reichenbach f., Bonplandia 2: 19. 1854.BASIONYM: Scaphyglottis parviflora Poeppig & Enclicher 1836. 
Pseudomaxillaria parviflora Pseudomaxillaria parviflora (Poeppig & Endlicher) Brieger, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 97: 555. 1977.BASIONYM: Scaphyglottis parviflora Poeppig & Endlicher 1836. 
Scaphyglottis parviflora Scaphyglottis parviflora Poeppig & Endlicher, Nov. Gen. Sp. 1: 58, t. 97. 1836. TYPE: PERU:
Maxillaria exigua Maxillaria exigua Regel, Index Sem. Hort. Petrop. 1855: 20. 1855; Gartenflora 5: 118. 1856.  
Maxillaria simulans Maxillaria simulans (Ames & C. Schweinfurth) L. O. Williams, Ceiba 5: 207. 1956.BASIONYM: Ornithidium simulans Ames & C. Schweinfurth 1930. 
Maxillaria surinamensis Maxillaria surinamensis Focke ex Reichenbach f., in Walpers, Ann. Bot. Syst. 6: 592. 1863.  
Ornithidium chloroleucum Ornithidium chloroleucum Barbosa Rodrigues, Gen. Sp. Orchid. 2: 208. 1882. TYPE: BRAZIL:
Ornithidium rhomboglossum Ornithidium rhomboglossum Schlechter, Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 27: 78. 1929. TYPE: BOLIVIA:
Ornithidium simulans Ornithidium simulans Ames & C. Schweinfurth, Sched. Orchid. 10: 99. 1930. TYPE: GUATEMALA:
Pseudomaxillaria chloroleuca Pseudomaxillaria chloroleuca (Barbosa Rodrigues) Hoehne, Arq. Bot. Estado Sao Paulo 2: 72. 1947.BASIONYM: Ornithidium chloroleucum Barbosa Rodrigues 1882. 
Pseudomaxillaria rhomboglossa Pseudomaxillaria rhomboglossa (Schlechter) Brieger, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 97: 556. 1977.BASIONYM: Ornithidium rhomboglossum Schlechter 1929. 


Country State County Date Specimen Notes Image
Jamaica Middlesex Co. Clarendon Par. 06 May 2015 P. A. Lewis 942
Jamaica Surrey Co. Portland Par. 08 Apr 1954 G. R. Proctor 8566
Ecuador Los Ríos Prov. 28 Jul 1980 R. P. Sauleda 3779
Brazil Paraná 20 Feb 1914 P. Dusén 14555
Ecuador Pichincha Prov. 29 Jul 1980 R. P. Sauleda 3808
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