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Maxillaria schunkeana

Maxillaria schunkeana

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
SubTribe: Maxillariinae
Genus: Maxillaria
Species: Max. schunkeana
Alliance:
Binomial name
Maxillaria schunkeana
M.A. Campacci & R.A. Kautsky 1993


Maxillaria schunkeana is a species in the Maxillaria genus. It's flowers are the closest to the color black, but its color is actually a very dark purple-red, giving the impression of a black flower.

DescriptionEdit

Plants flower from spring to summer with 1 cm wide flowers.

DistributionEdit

The plant is found in the rainforest in Espiritu Santo State, Brazil at elevations of 600 to 700 meters.

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.

VarietiesEdit

ImageNameDescription
Max schunkeana Maxillaria schunkeana variant Sepals and Petals are purple. lip is purple

NamingEdit

Common Name: Schunke's Maxillaria

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