Masdevallia cucullata

Masdevallia cucullata

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Masdevallia
Species: Masd. cucullata
Binomial name
Masdevallia cucullata
Rchb. f. 1846

Masdevallia cucullata is a species in the Masdevallia genus.


Plant blooms from spring to summer with a single 5 cm wide flower.


Plant is found growing in Colombia and Ecuador at elevations of 1600 to 2700 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.


Common Name: The Cowl-Carrying Masdevallia

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