Maxillaria sophronitis

Maxillaria sophronitis - Flower photo by Richard LindbergMaxillaria sophronitis - Flower photo by Richard LindbergMaxillaria sophronitis - Plant photo by Richard LindbergThe genus Maxillaria (Max) contains 650 some species spread throughout the tropical and sub-tropical Americas. They have a single flower. Generally warm to hot growing.

Maxillaria sophronitis grows in Venezuela and Colombia. It is a very small plant growing cool to warm, needing constant moisture and bright light.

03/10/2008 - A division of a larger plant.

TRIBE: Maxillareae     SUBTRIBE: Maxillariinae