Maxillaria porrecta

Max brunnea

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
SubTribe: Maxillariinae
Genus: Maxillaria
Species: Max. porrecta
Binomial name
Maxillaria porrecta
Lindl. 1838

Maxillaria porrecta is a species in the Maxillaria genus.


Plant blooms in the spring with a single 3 cm flower.


Plant is found in the cloud forest of Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Brazil and Venezuela at elevations of 200 to 2100 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 Extended Maxillaria


  1. Camaridium brenesii Schltr. 1923
  2. Camaridium tuerckheimii Schltr. 1912
  3. Maxillaria aurea Hort ex Rchb.f 1855
  4. Maxillaria brennesii Schlechter 1923
  5. Maxillaria lactea Schltr. 1923
  6. Maxillaria mutabilis Hort ex Rchb.f 1855
  7. Maxillaria nagelii L.O.Williams ex Correl 1948
  8. Maxillaria powelii Schlechter 1922
  9. Maxillaria pubilabia Schlechter 1922
  10. Maxillaria trilobata Ames & Correll 1943
  11. Maxillaria trinitatis Ames 1923
  12. Maxillaria trinitensis Broadway 1926
  13. Maxillaria tuerckheimii Schlechter 1912

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