Maxillaria augustae-victoriae

Max hirtzii

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
SubTribe: Maxillariinae
Genus: Maxillaria
Species: Max. augustae-victoriae
Binomial name
Maxillaria augustae-victoriae
F. Lehm. & Kraenzl. 1899

Maxillaria augustae-victoriae is a species in the Maxillaria genus.


Plant blooms in the spring with a single fragrant flower.


Plant is found in the cool montane forest of Venezuela and Ecuador at elevations of 1500 to 2100 meters


Plant can be grown in a fine bark medium, full sphagnum moss, or mounted on treefern or cork. Grow in cool 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: Augusta Victoria's Maxillaria


  1. Maxillaria hirtzii Dodson & Andreetta 1982

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