Masdevallia amanda

Masdevallia amanda

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Masdevallia
Species: Masd. amanda
Binomial name
Masdevallia amanda
Rchb. f. 1854

Masdevallia amanda is a species in the Masdevallia genus.


Plant blooms from winter to spring with three to four 2 cm flowers.


Plant is found growing on exposed rocks and tree branches the cloud forests of Ecuador, Colombia, and Venezuela at elevations of 1800 to 3000 meters


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.


Common Name: The Enchanting Masdevallia


  1. Masdevallia calopterocarpa Rchb.f. 1886
  2. Masdevallia gustavii Rchb.f. 1875
  3. Masdevallia oligantha Schltr.1920
  4. Masdevallia remotiflora Kraenzl. 1921
  5. Spilotantha amanda (Rchb.f. & Warsz.) Luer 2006

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