Masdevallia hieroglyphica

Masdevallia hieroglyphica

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Masdevallia
Species: Masd. hieroglyphica
Binomial name
Masdevallia hieroglyphica
Rchb. f. 1882

Masdevallia hieroglyphica is a species in the Masdevallia genus.


Plant blooms from fall to winter with a single 5 cm wide flower.


Plant is found growing in the cloud forest of Colombia at elevations of 2300 to 2600 meters


Keep plant in partial shade. Plant can be grown in cool conditions. Pot the plant in fine bark with perlite or sphagnum moss. Water regularly and keep potting media moist.


Common Name: The Hieroglyphic Masdevallia

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