Maxillaria irrorata Rchb.f. 1883 Photo by Charles Rowden

Another Flower? Photo by Lourens Grobler

Part shade Cool Cold

Common Name The Dewed Maxillaria

Flower Size

Found in Ecuador at elevations of 1700 to 3000 meters as a medium sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte that blooms on a 3.2" [8 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence

Similar to Maxillaria augustae-victoriae, M christensonii M colombiana, M crispiloba, M dichroma, M x doucetiana, M eburnea, M elegantula, M fletcheriana, M fucata, M grandiflora, M grandis, M lehmannii, M macropoda, M sanderiana and Maxillaria turkeliae


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 6 COS 1998 photo fide; ; AOS Bulletin Vol 69 No 7 2000 photo fide; Maxillaria an Unfinished Monograph Vol 1 Christenson 2013 photos fide