Friday, April 22, 2016

Maxillaria tenuifolia Lindley 1837, a specimen plant

This large plant was brought to the April 10 meeting of the AOS judges in Ponce, Puerto Rico.  This plant is common in local orchid collections.  Specimen plants are not rare.  Once a saw, in the garden of a very old lady that used to sell orchids, a plant of this species that was several feet across.

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