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Masdevallia corniculata

Masdevallia corniculata

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Masdevallia
Species: Masd. corniculata
Alliance:
Binomial name
Masdevallia corniculata
Rchb. f. 1878


Masdevallia corniculata is a species in the Masdevallia genus.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms from summer to winter with a single 8cm wide flower.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found growing in Colombia and Ecuador at elevations of 1600 to 2500 meters

CultureEdit

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.

NamingEdit

Common Name: The Small Horned Masdevallia

SynonymsEdit

  1. Masdevallia calyptrata Kranzl.n 1895
  2. Masdevallis corniculata var. inflata (Rchb.f.) Veitch. 1889
  3. Masdevallia inflata Reichb.f. 1881

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