Maxillaria fractiflexa

Maxillaria fractiflexa

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
SubTribe: Maxillariinae
Genus: Maxillaria
Species: Max. fractiflexa
Binomial name
Maxillaria fractiflexa
Rchb. f. 1878

Maxillaria fractiflexa is a species in the Maxillaria genus.


Plant blooms in the fall with a single flower.


Plant is found in montane forest of Colombia and Ecuador at elevations of 800 to 2000 meters


Plant can be grown in a fine bark medium, full sphagnum moss, or mounted on treefern or cork. Grow in cool to intermediate conditions with medium amounts of light. Water regularly and keep mix moist but not wet. Plant require semi-dry rest through the winter month.


Maxillaria fractiflexa2 Maxillaria fractiflexa variant Petals and sepals are yellow, lip is yellow.


Common Name: The Inward-Rolling Maxillaria

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