Maxillaria confusa

Maxillaria confusa

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
SubTribe: Maxillariinae
Genus: Maxillaria
Species: Max. confusa
Binomial name
Maxillaria confusa
Ames & C. Schweinf. 1925

Maxillaria confusa is a species in the Maxillaria genus.


Plant blooms from summer to fall with a single 2.2 cm wide fragrant flower.


Plant is found growing in pastures and semi evergreen forest of Belize, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama and Colombia at elevations of 0 to 1450 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 Confounded Maxillaria

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