Plant blooms on fall, it's spike can reach more than 30cm (1 feet) and has about 10 small flowers, 1,5 cm wide each.
The species name comes from the leaf blots.
"This is a pantropical, medium sized, erect, cool to hot growing terrestrial orchid found from southern Florida, Bahamas, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Cayman Islands, Lewwards, Puerto Rico, Trinidad & Tobago, Windwards, Guatemala, Belize, Costa Rica, Panama, French Guiana, Surinam, Guyana, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina, Bennin, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, Siera Leone, Togo, Guinea Bissau, Burundi, Central African Republic, Congo, Gabon, Gulf of Guinea Islands, Zaire, Sudan, Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi, Angola, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Natal South Africa, Mauritius, Madagascar and Reunion in leaf litter below trees and on rocky scrub slopes at elevations up to 1200 meters." 
It is an easy cultivation terrestrial plant, but it is rare to be found in collections.
- Limodorum maculatum (Lindl.) G.Lodd., Bot. Cab. 5: t. 496 (1821).
- Aerobion maculatum (Lindl.) Spreng., Syst. Veg. 3: 718 (1826).
- Eulophia maculata (Lindl.) Rchb.f. in W.G.Walpers, Ann. Bot. Syst. 6: 647 (1863).
- Eulophidium maculatum (Lindl.) Pfitzer, Entwurf. Anordn. Orch.: 87 (1887).
- Graphorkis maculata (Lindl.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 662 (1891).
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