Maxillaria turkeliae

Max turkeliae

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
SubTribe: Maxillariinae
Genus: Maxillaria
Species: Max. turkeliae
Binomial name
Maxillaria turkeliae
Christenson 2000

Maxillaria turkeliae is a species in the Maxillaria genus.


Plant blooms with a single flower.


Plant is found montane forest of Ecuador at 1000 to 2500 meters in elevation.


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: Tuerkel's Maxillaia


Max turkeliae Andy Maxillaria turkeliae 'Andy' Lip is yellow and there are pink smudges on sepals and petals.

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