Masdevallia brenneri


Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Masdevallia
Species: Masd. brenneri
Binomial name
Masdevallia brenneri
Luer 1978

Masdevallia brenneri is a species in the Masdevallia genus.


Plant blooms in the summer with four to eight successive flowers.

The plant was discovered by J&L Kuhn and J. Brenner who cultivated it in Easton and flowered it in cultivation on May 18, 1977


Plant is found growing in Pastaza Ecuador at elevations around 1000 meters.


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.


Entomology: Named in honor of Joe Brenner of Puyo, Ecuador who discovered the species.

Common Name: Brenner's Masdevallia


  1. Alaticaulia brenneri (Luer) Luer, 2006.


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

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