Masdevallia cylix

Masdevallia cylix

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Masdevallia
Species: Masd. cylix
Binomial name
Masdevallia cylix
Luer & Malo 1988[1989]

Masdevallia cylix is a species in the Masdevallia genus.


Plant blooms in the spring with a single 2.5 cm wide flower.


Plant is found growing in southeastern Ecuador around elevations of 2200 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 Cup-Like Masdevallia

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