Masdevallia anachaeta

Masdevallia anachaeta

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Masdevallia
Species: Masd. anachaeta
Binomial name
Masdevallia anachaeta
Rchb. f. 1878

Masdevallia anachaeta is a species in the Masdevallia genus.


Plant blooms with a single 5 mm flower.


Plant is found growing on western cloud forest slopes of Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador and Colombia at elevations of 1600 to 3400 meters


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


Common Name: The Strong Hair Masdevallia


  1. Diodonopsis anachaeta (Rchb. f.) Pridgeon & M.W. Chase 2001
  2. Masdevallia nutans F. Lehm. & Kraenzl. 1921
  3. Masdevallia vulcanica F. Lehm. & Kraenzl. 1921

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