WSBEorchids

365 days of orchids – day 516 – Maxillaria tenuifolia

This warm growing species from Central America is locally called the coconut orchid as it produces¬†a powerful fragrance which is unmistakably coconut. We have seen the species in the wild in Guatemala growing in dryish lowland forest. We found it mostly on the trunks of trees or on lower branches where it has some shade […]

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