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Maxillaria brevilabia

Maxillaria brevilabia

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
SubTribe: Maxillariinae
Genus: Maxillaria
Species: Max. brevilabia
Alliance:
Binomial name
Maxillaria brevilabia
Ames & Correll 1943


Maxillaria brevilabia is a species in the Maxillaria genus.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms from summer to winter with a cluster of 6.5 to 8 mm wide flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing in the montane rain forest of Costa Rica and Panama at elevations of 1000 to 2500 meters

CultureEdit

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.

NamingEdit

Common Name: The Short Lipped Maxillaria

SynonymsEdit

  1. Ornithidium alfaroi Ames & C.Schweinf. 1930

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