Maxillaria pulchra (Schltr.) L.O. Williams 1947 Photo by David P. Banks, Australia Copyrighted


Common Name The Beautiful Maxillaria

Flower Size

Found in southern Mexico at elevations around 150 meters as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte growing on tree branches with linear, acute leaves that blooms in the late winter and early spring carrying fragrant flowers.

Synonyms *Camaridium pulchrum Schltr. 1911

References W3 Tropicos,Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 15 # 9 1946 as Camaridium pulchrum photo fide; Orchid Australia Vol 11 No 6 1999 photo; Guia de Orquideas de Chiapas Carlos Rommel Beutelspacher Baigts 2013 as Camaridium pulchrum photo fide;