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Maxillaria sophronites

Max sophronites

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
SubTribe: Maxillariinae
Genus: Maxillaria
Species: Max. sophronites
Alliance:
Binomial name
Maxillaria sophronites
(Rchb. f.) Garay 1958


Maxillaria sophronites is a species in the Maxillaria genus.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms from fall to early winter with a 1.5 cm flower.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found in cloud forest of Venezuela and NE Colombia at elevations of 750 to 1700 meters

CultureEdit

Plant can be grown in a fine bark medium, full sphagnum moss, or mounted on treefern or cork. Grow in cool to intermediate 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 Sophronitis-Like Maxillaria

SynonymsEdit

  1. Ornithidium sophronitis Rchb. f. 1854

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