FANDOM


Masdevallia andreettaeana

Masdevallia andreettaeana

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Masdevallia
Species: Masd. andreettaeana
Alliance:
Binomial name
Masdevallia andreettaeana
Luer 1981


Masdevallia andreettaeana is a species in the Masdevallia genus.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms from fall to early winter with a single 7cm wide flower.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found growing in the cloud forest of Southern Ecuador and Northern Peru at 1600 to 2100 meters.

CultureEdit

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

NamingEdit

Entomology: Plant is named in honor of Padre Angel Adreetta of Cuenca, Ecuador who discovered the species.

Common Name: Andreetta's Masdevallia

ReferencesEdit

  • Carlyle A. Luer, "Miscellaneous species of Masdevallia (Orchidaceae) from Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia." Phytologia Vol. 34 No.4 May 1978 : 185-235.

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.