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Masdevallia constricta

Masdevallia constricta

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Masdevallia
Species: Masd. constricta
Alliance:
Binomial name
Masdevallia constricta
Poepp.& Endl. 1837


Masdevallia constricta is a species in the Masdevallia genus.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in the spring with a single 4 cm wide flower.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found growing on old trees in the wet montane forest of Ecuador and Peru at elevations of 1200 to 1800 meters

CultureEdit

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.

NamingEdit

Common Name: The Constricted Masdevallia