Maxillaria pulchra

Maxillaria pulchra

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
SubTribe: Maxillariinae
Genus: Maxillaria
Species: Max. pulchra
Binomial name
Maxillaria pulchra
(Schltr.) L.O. Williams 1947

Maxillaria pulchra is a species in the Maxillaria genus.


Plant blooms in the winter with a single flower.


Plant is found growing on branches in trees of southern Mexico, Belize and Guatemala at elevations around 150 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 Beautiful Maxillaria


  1. *Camaridium pulchrum Schltr. 1911

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