Masdevallia brachyura

Masdevallia brachyura

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Masdevallia
Species: Masd. brachyura
Binomial name
Masdevallia brachyura
F. Lehm. & Kraenzl. 1899

Masdevallia brachyura is a species in the Masdevallia genus.


Plant blooms in the summer with a single 1 cm wide flower.


Plant is found growing in the cloud forest of Ecuador elevations of 1400 to 1800 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 Short-Petaled Masdevallia


  1. Alaticaulia brachyura (F.Lehm. & Kraenzl.) Luer 2006

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