syn. Maxillaria rufescens Enticing vanilla-chocolate fragrance. Flowers yellow-orange with maroon markings on the lip ans sometimes on the petals and sepals. Flower color is extremely variable, with sepals and petals varying in color from yellow, orange, reddish, pinkish-brown, or even white. Petals are often yellow, regardless of the color of the sepals. The lip is typically yellow with dark to bright red or red-brown or red-purple spotting.
ORIGIN/HABITAT: Northern South America including Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Brazil, Venezuela, the Guianas, and Trinidad. — Source: Charles Baker