Maxillaria schunkeana


Discribed: Campacci & Kautsky, 1993
Origin: Brazil
Synonym: Brasiliorchis schunkeana, Bolbidium schunkeanum
Temperatures: 12°- 20°C
Water: weekly watering. Mist regularly.
Air humidity: 70-80%
Placement: Halfshade position + good ventilation.
Presentation: Flowering size plant. Cultivated in a 6 cm pot with fine bark.
Morphology: Dark maroon coloured flowers, some look almost black. Flowers are 1 to 1,4 cm in diameter and appear close to the bulb.
Flowering season: June to September, Occasionally other times.
Flowering time: +/- 3 weeks
Fragrance: Soft scent