Maxillaria turkeliae Christenson 2000 Photo by Marnie Turkel

Another Color Form Photo by Lourens Grobler

Colored Flower Photo courtesy of Marius Wasbauer


Common Name Turkel's Maxillaria [American Orchid Enthusiast in California current]

Flower Size

Found in Ecuador at elevations of 1000 to 2500 meters as a cool to warm growing orchid

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 3 Dodson 2002 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 78 No 2 2009 photo