Masdevallia hystrix is a species in the Masdevallia genus.
Plant blooms in the spring with a single 5 cm wide flower.
Plant is found growing in Loja Ecuador at elevations around 2500 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 Porcupine Masdevallia
- Byrsella hystrix (Luer & Hirtz) Luer 2006