Maxillaria notylioglossa

Max notylioglossa

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
SubTribe: Maxillariinae
Genus: Maxillaria
Species: Max. notylioglossa
Binomial name
Maxillaria notylioglossa
Rchb. f. 1854

Maxillaria notylioglossa is a species in the Maxillaria genus.


Plant blooms in the spring with a 1.5 to 2cm wide single flower.


Plant is found in wet montane forest of Colombia, Brazil, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Venezuela at elevations of 1000 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.


Common Name: The Notylia-Like Lip Maxillaria


  1. Maxillaria fallax Schltr. 1929
  2. Maxillaria flavoviridis Barb.Rodr. 1877
  3. Maxillaria meirax Rchb.f. & Warm. 1881
  4. Ornithidium flavoviridium (Barb.Rodr.) Barb.Rodr. 1881

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