Maxillaria sophronites is a species in the Maxillaria genus.
Plant blooms from fall to early winter with a 1.5 cm flower.
Plant is found in cloud forest of Venezuela and NE Colombia at elevations of 750 to 1700 meters
Plant can be grown in a fine bark medium, full sphagnum moss, or mounted on treefern or cork. Grow in cool to intermediate conditions with medium amounts of light. Water regularly and keep mix moist but not wet. Plant require semi-dry rest through the winter month.
Common Name: The Sophronitis-Like Maxillaria
- Ornithidium sophronitis Rchb. f. 1854