Maxillaria fulgens

Max fulgens

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
SubTribe: Maxillariinae
Genus: Maxillaria
Species: Max. fulgens
Binomial name
Maxillaria fulgens
(Rchb. f.) L.O. Williams 1941

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


  1. Ornithidium fulgens Rchb. f. 1866

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