Maxillaria splendens is a species in the Maxillaria genus.
Plant blooms in the fall with a single 5 cm wide flower.
Plant is found in wet montane forests of Peru at elevations around 2000 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 Grand Maxillaria
- Maxillaria ochroleuca Lodd. ex Lindley
- Ornithidium ochroleucum (Lodd. ex Lindl.) Senghas 1993