Maxillaria chlorantha

Max chlorantha

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
SubTribe: Maxillariinae
Genus: Maxillaria
Species: Max. chlorantha
Binomial name
Maxillaria chlorantha
Lindl. 1837

Maxillaria chlorantha is a species in the Maxillaria genus.


Plant blooms from early winter to spring with a single 2.5 cm wide flower.


Plant is found in the cloud forest of Guyana, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and northern Brazil at elevations around 1100 to 2300 meters


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: The Yellow Maxillaria

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