Maxillaria fulgens is a species in the Maxillaria genus.
Plant blooms mainly from summer to fall with a cluster of 6 mm flowers.
Plant is found in trees of the cloud forest in Belize south To Colombia and Ecuador at elevations of 350 to 1800 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 Shiney Maxillaria
- Ornithidium fulgens Rchb. f. 1866