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Maxillaria fractiflexa

Maxillaria fractiflexa

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


Maxillaria fractiflexa is a species in the Maxillaria genus.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in the fall with a single flower.

DistributionEdit

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

CultureEdit

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.

VarietiesEdit

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

NamingEdit

Common Name: The Inward-Rolling Maxillaria

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