Maxillaria chartacifolia

Maxillaria chartacifolia

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
SubTribe: Maxillariinae
Genus: Maxillaria
Species: Max. chartacifolia
Binomial name
Maxillaria chartacifolia
Ames & C.Schweinf. 1930

Maxillaria chartacifolia is a species in the Maxillaria genus.


Plant blooms from summer to fall with a single 2.5 cm wide flower.


Plant is found in the wet montane forest from Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru at elevations of 50 to 1700 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: The Paper-Like Maxillaria

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