Maxillaria hedwigiae

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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
SubTribe: Maxillariinae
Genus: Maxillaria
Species: Max. hedwigiae
Binomial name
Maxillaria hedwigiae
Hamer & Dodson 1982[1983]

Maxillaria hedwigiae is a species in the Maxillaria genus.

Description[edit | edit source]

Plant blooms in the spring with a single 2 cm wide flower.

Distribution[edit | edit source]

Plant is found in the low montane forest of Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama and Colombia at elevations of 0 to 750 meters

Culture[edit | edit source]

Plant can be grown in a fine bark medium, full sphagnum moss, or mounted on treefern or cork. Grow in cool conditions with medium amounts of light. Water regularly and keep mix moist but not wet. Plant require semi-dry rest through the winter month.

Naming[edit | edit source]

Common Name: Hedwig's Maxillaria

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