Maxillaria luteo-alba

Maxillaria luteoalba

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
SubTribe: Maxillariinae
Genus: Maxillaria
Species: Max. luteo-alba
Binomial name
Maxillaria luteo-alba
Lindl. 1846

Maxillaria luteo-alba is a species in the Maxillaria genus.


Plant blooms from spring to early summer with 10 cm flowers.


Plant is found in growing on trees in Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela at 100 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.


Maxillaria luteoalba alba Maxillaria luteo-alba var. alba Lip is white with yellow patch, sepals and petals are white.


Common Name: The Yellow and White Maxillaria


  1. Maxillaria luteo-grandiflora hort. 1871
  2. Maxillaria turneri G.Nicholson 1885

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