Masdevallia exquisita

Masdevallia exquisita

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Masdevallia
Species: Masd. exquisita
Binomial name
Masdevallia exquisita
Luer & Hirtz 1993

Masdevallia exquisita is a species in the Masdevallia genus.


Plant blooms in the winter with a single 5.5 cm wide flower.


Plant is found growing in the montane forest of northern Bolivia at elevations of 1800 to 2000 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 Choice Masdevallia

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