Maxillaria ochroleuca

Max ochroleuca

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
SubTribe: Maxillariinae
Genus: Maxillaria
Species: Max. ochroleuca
Binomial name
Maxillaria ochroleuca
Lodd. ex Lindley 1824

Maxillaria ochroleuca is a species in the Maxillaria genus.


Plant blooms with 5 cm flowers.


Plant is found in forest of Minas Gerais, Rio De Janiero and Espiritu Santo states in Brazil; Ecuador and Colombia at elevations of 230 to 1800 meters


Plant can be grown in a fine bark medium, full sphagnum moss, or mounted on treefern or cork. Grow in 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.


Max ochroleuca2 Maxillaria ochroleuca variant Petals and sepals are cream white, lip is yellow.


Common Name: The Ochre Colored Maxillaria


  1. Ornithidium ochroleucum (Lodd. ex Lindl.) Senghas 1993

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