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Maxillaria picta

Maxillaria picta

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
SubTribe: Maxillariinae
Genus: Maxillaria
Species: Max. picta
Alliance:
Binomial name
Maxillaria picta
Hook. 1832


Maxillaria picta is a species in the Maxillaria genus.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms from winter to spring with a single 5 cm wide flower. Flowers are fragrant.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found in the Brazil and Argentina.

CultureEdit

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.

NamingEdit

Common Name: The Painted Maxillaria

SynonymsEdit

  1. Maxillaria hoehnei Schltr. 1921
  2. Maxillaria kreysigii Hoffmanns. ex Regel 1856
  3. Maxillaria leucocheila Hoffmannsegg 1843;

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