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Maxillaria graciles (cerifera)

This is a discussion on Maxillaria graciles (cerifera) within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; I have owned this plant for many years and it was not until last year ...

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    Default Maxillaria graciles (cerifera)

    I have owned this plant for many years and it was not until last year before I finally had it ID'ed, with help of my internet friends.

    It is like a miniature Max. picta. The plant stands only 6" tall. It is in a 4" pot for perspective.
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    thats beautiful. thanks for sharing.

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    So pretty! So many blooms! Is it fragrant? Another wishlist meterial...

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    Quote Originally Posted by margo View Post
    So pretty! So many blooms! Is it fragrant? Another wishlist meterial...
    I believe it is. I was rushing today and didn't smell it. It was also close to sundown

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    oh wow, you are really showing some different max's!

    love it!

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    That is lovely and the flowers look very similar to my porphyrostele except the white lip, your flowers arent opening all the way either so maybe mine wont. very pretty little species. Thanks for the photos.

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    Carrie most Maxxies don't open flat

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    Ahhh thanks Ron, that will be why they arent doing LOL can you tell this is my first Max. to flower for me LOL

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    Maxxies can be a very rewarding genus...one of my favs.

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    Love this one! Gorgeous!

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