Maxillaria setigera is a species in the Maxillaria genus.
Plant blooms with 6 cm flowers.
Plant is found in the forest of Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Surinam, Ecuador and Peru at elevations of 40 to 670 meters
Plant can be grown in a fine bark medium, full sphagnum moss, or mounted on treefern or cork. Grow in 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.
|Maxillaria setigera variant||Petals and sepals are yellow, lip is white with a yellow patch.|
Common Name: The Bristle Carrying Maxillaria
- Maxillaria leptosepala Hook. 1849
- Maxillaria setigera var. carolii I.Bock 1984
- Maxillaria callichroma Rchb.f., Bonplandia (Hannover) 2: 16 (1854).