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Maxillaria equadorensis

This is a discussion on Maxillaria equadorensis within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; I think this Maxillaria species is very interesting.It is a cloud forest species. I also ...

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    I think this Maxillaria species is very interesting.It is a cloud forest species. I also like the fact that it blooms multi times a year for me. It is synonymous with Maxillaria fractiflexa.




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    Very interesting flowers..they remind me of little squid. This plant is not commonly seen. Well grown!

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    I purchased from a Colombian vendor one year at the NY show. I seem to have 2 of them in my collection, not sure how I managed that?

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    Those are strange blooms -- like long, old, pink fingers. Is it also fragrant?

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    I have never noticed a fragrance on this one.

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    I thought most Max. were fragrant? It looks like it would have a real sweet fragrance. Too bad. It is still really interesting.

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    Interesting flower. Is it a large plant?

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    The plant stands about a foot tall.

    I stand corrected, there is a mild fragrance on this one.

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