Masdevallia impostor

Masdevallia impostor

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Masdevallia
Species: Masd. impostor
Binomial name
Masdevallia impostor
Luer & R. Escobar 1979

Masdevallia impostor is a species in the Masdevallia genus.


Plant blooms from fall to spring with a single 1 cm wide flowers.


Plant is found growing in Venezuela, Colombia and Ecuador at elevations of 1500 to 1900 meters


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.


Common Name: The Deciever Masdevallia


  1. Alaticaulia impostor (Luer & R.Escobar) Luer 2006

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