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Masdevallia acaroi

Masdevallia acaroi

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Masdevallia
Species: Masd. acaroi
Alliance:
Binomial name
Masdevallia acaroi
Luer & Hirtz 2003


Masdevallia acaroi is a species in the Masdevallia genus.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in the summer with a single 3 cm wide flower.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found growing in south eastern Ecuador at elevations around 1700 meters

CultureEdit

Keep plant in partial shade. Plant can be grown in cool conditions. Pot the plant in fine bark with perlite or sphagnum moss. Water regularly and keep potting media moist.

NamingEdit

Common Name: Acaro's Masdevallia

ReferencesEdit

  • Gerritsen, Mary, and Ron Parsons. Masdevallias Gems of the Orchid World. Timber Press, 2005. p. 1 - 300

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