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Masdevallia deceptrix

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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Masdevallia
Species: Masd. deceptrix
Alliance:
Binomial name
Masdevallia deceptrix
Luer & Würstle 1987


Masdevallia deceptrix is a species in the Masdevallia genus.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in spring and fall with a single 1 cm wide flower.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found growing in the coastal montane forest of Venezuela at elevations of 1200 to 1400 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 Deceiving Masdevallia

SynonymsEdit

  1. Alaticaulia deceptrix (Luer & Würstle) Luer 2006

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