Porphyroglottis maxwelliae

Porphyroglottis maxwelliae

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Cyrtopodiinae
Genus: Porphyroglottis
Species: Pgt. maxwelliae
Binomial name
Porphyroglottis maxwelliae
Ridl. 1896

Porphyroglottis maxwelliae is a species of the genus Porphyroglottis


Plant blooms in the fall with twenty flowers that are 2 cm wide


The plant is found growing in Borneo, Penninsular Malaysia, Sumatra and Brunei, Darussalam at elevations of 0 to 500 meters.


Plant should be grown in well drain medium such as medium bark, tree fern or full sphagnum moss. Plants are usually grown in baskets. Keep plant in warm temperatures with moderate lighting conditions. Keep mix moist but not wet.


Common Name: Maxwell's Porphyroglottis

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