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Maxillaria minuta

This is a discussion on Maxillaria minuta within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; This is a mini Maxillaria from SE Brazil. The p-bulbs are about 1/2" and the ...

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    Default Maxillaria minuta

    This is a mini Maxillaria from SE Brazil. The p-bulbs are about 1/2" and the single apical leaf is about 3/4 of an inch. The flowers are about 5mm. I have it mounted on a cork slab. I will call it a reliable late winter bloomer for I checked and noted I had posted pics of it last year on March 8th. I detected a light fragrance.





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    Really cool looking plant, Ron!

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    It looks great!

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    My size plant! Cute lil bugger!

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    Very cute Ron.

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    This is a really cool Maxillaria as well. The flowers look like little bird mouths that are sticking out of a nest ready to be fed!

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    He's so cute! I really like the mixture of orange and crimson in the flowers.

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    That is going to be added to my 'must have' list.

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    Nice specimen.

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