Masdevallia bryophila

Masdevallia bryophila

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Masdevallia
Species: Masd. bryophila
Binomial name
Masdevallia bryophila
Luer 1996

Masdevallia bryophila is a species in the Masdevallia genus.


Plant blooms in the spring with a single successive 5 mm flower.


Plant is found growing in the western Amazonas region of Peru at elevations around 1600 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 Moss Loving Masdevallia


  1. Alaticaulia bryophila (Luer) Luer 2006
  2. Masdevallia trechsliniana Königer & J.Meza 1997

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