Maxillaria meleagris


Described: J. Lindley, 1844
Origin: Mexico, Guatemala.
Temperature: 14°-23°C
Water: Once a week water. Mist frequently.
Humidity: 70-80%
Placement: Half shade position + good ventilation
Presentation: Flowering size plant. Cultivated in a 9 cm pot with fine bark grain.
Morphology: Compact medium size plant with narrow pseudobulbs and pointy upright leaves. This species is closely related with M. cucculata, M. obscure and M. praestans.
Flowering season: Spring, summer.
Flowering time: 3 to 4 weeks.
Fragrance: Coconut scent