Maxillaria witsenioides

Max witsenoides

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
SubTribe: Maxillariinae
Genus: Maxillaria
Species: Max. witsenioides
Binomial name
Maxillaria witsenioides
Schltr. 1920

Maxillaria witsenioides is a species in the Maxillaria genus.


Plant blooms from late winter to spring with 2.5 cm flowers.


Plant is found on trees in Colombia, Ecuador and Peru at elevations around 600 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.


Common Name: The Witsenia-Like Maxillaria


  1. Marsupiaria witsenioides (Schltr.) Pabst 1955

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