Masdevallia constricta

Masdevallia constricta

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

Masdevallia constricta is a species in the Masdevallia genus.


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


Plant is found growing on old trees in the wet montane forest of Ecuador and Peru at elevations of 1200 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 Constricted Masdevallia

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