Masdevallia bonplandii

Masdevallia bonplandii

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Masdevallia
Species: Masd. bonplandii
Binomial name
Masdevallia bonplandii
Reichb.f 1855

Masdevallia bonplandii is a species in the Masdevallia genus.


Plant blooms from summer to fall with a single 2.5 cm wide flower.


Plant is found growing on grassy hillsides in the cloud forest of Colombia, Ecuador and Peru at elevations of 1100 to 3750 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: Bonpland's Masdevallia


  1. Byrsella bonplandii (Rchb.f.) Luer 2006
  2. Masdevallia coriacea subsp. bonplandii (Rchb.f.) Luer 1986
  3. Masdevallia endotrachys Kraenzl. 1925
  4. Masdevallia porcelliceps Reichb.f. 1883
  5. Masdevallia porcelliceps var. sulphurea Kraenzl. 1925
  6. Masdevallia sulphurea F.Lehm. & Kraenzl. 1921
  7. Masdevallia uniflora H.B.K. 1816

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