Maxillaria parviflora

Maxillaria parviflora

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
SubTribe: Maxillariinae
Genus: Maxillaria
Species: Max. parviflora
Binomial name
Maxillaria parviflora
(Poepp. & Endl.) Garay 1967

Maxillaria parviflora is a species in the Maxillaria genus.


Plant blooms at any time with several 1.2cm wide flowers.


Plants are found growing in Florida United States, the West Indies, Trinidad, Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, Honduras, Peru, Venezuela, Brazil and the Guyanas at elevations of 0 to 1400 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 Small-Flowered Maxillaria


  1. Auliza vestita (Sw.) Acuña 1939
  2. Camaridium purpureum Spreng. 1826
  3. Camaridium purpureum var parviflorum {poepp & endl.] Hoehne 1953
  4. Camaridium vestitum Lindl. 1858
  5. Cymbidium vestitum (Sw.) Sw. 1799
  6. Epidendrum vestitum Sw. 1788
  7. Maxillaria conferta (Griseb.) C. Schweinf. ex León 1946
  8. Maxillaria exigua Regel 1855
  9. Maxillaria purpurea (Spreng.) Ames & Correll 1943
  10. Maxillaria purpurea var. parviflora (Poepp. & Endl.) C. Schweinf. 1945
  11. Maxillaria purpurea var. purpurea 1945
  12. Maxillaria simulans Ames & C. Schweinf. 1930
  13. Maxillaria surinamensis Focke ex Rchb. f. 1863
  14. Maxillaria vestita (Sw.) A.Lemée in ?.
  15. Ornithidium chloroleucum Barb. Rodr. 1882
  16. Ornithidium confertum Griseb. 1866
  17. Ornithidium parviflorum (Poepp. & Endl.) Rchb. f. 1854
  18. Ornithidium simulans Ames & C. Schweinf. 1930
  19. Ornithidium vestitum (Sw.) Rchb. f. 1863
  20. Ornithidium virescens Schltr. 1924
  21. Pseudomaxillaria chloroleuca (Barb. Rodr.) Hoehne 1947
  22. Pseudomaxillaria parviflora (Poepp. & Endl.) Brieger 1977
  23. Pseudomaxillaria vestita (Sw.) Brieger 1977
  24. *Scaphyglottis parviflora Poepp. & Endl. 1836

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