Christensonella ferdinandiana

Maxillaria ferdinandiana

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
SubTribe: Maxillariinae
Genus: Christensonella
Species: C. ferdinandiana
Binomial name
Christensonella ferdinandiana
( Barb.Rodr. ) Szlach., Mytnik, Górniak & Smiszek 2006

Christensonella ferdinandiana is a species in the Christensonella genus.


Plant blooms in the spring with a single 1.25 cm flower.


Plants are found growing in Brazil


Plant can be grown in a fine bark medium, full sphagnum moss, or mounted on treefern or cork. Grow in intermediate to warm conditions with medium amounts of light. Water regularly and keep mix moist but not wet. Plant require semi-dry rest through the winter month.


Common Name: Ferdinand's Christensonella


  1. Maxillaria ferdinandiana Barb. Rodr. 1881
  2. Maxillaria ferdinandiana var virescens Cogn. 1906
  3. Maxillaria plebeja Hoehne 1930

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