Maxillaria grandis Rchb.f. 1876 Photo by Jay Pfahl

Part shade WarmCool Spring

Common Name The Large Maxillaria [refers to the plant and the flowers]

Flower Size

Found in Colombia, Ecuador and Peru at elevations of 800 to 2400 meters as a large sized, warm cool growing epiphyte that blooms in the spring on a basal, very short single flowered inflorescence holding the fragrant flower close to the pseudobulb base.

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 3 COS 1991 Photo fide; Die Orchideen lieferung 28 Schlechter/Brieger 1993; Las Orquideas del Peru Bezverhov 2011 photo fide

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