Masdevallia fulvescens

Masdevallia fulvescens

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Masdevallia
Species: Masd. fulvescens
Binomial name
Masdevallia fulvescens
Rolfe 1890

Masdevallia fulvescens is a species in the Masdevallia genus.


Plant blooms in the fall with a single flower.


Plant is found growing in Costa Rica and Colombia at elevations of 1500 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 Tawny Masdevallia


  1. Masdevallia schroederiana var. fulvescens (Rolfe) Kraenzl. 1925
  2. Reichantha fulvescens (Rolfe) Luer2006

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