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Masdevallia nicaraguae

Masdevallia nicaraguae

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Masdevallia
Species: Masd. nicaraguae
Alliance:
Binomial name
Masdevallia nicaraguae
Luer 1979


Masdevallia nicaraguae is a species in the Masdevallia genus.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in the fall with a single 1 cm wide flower. Flowers are fragrant.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found growing in Nicaragua at elevations of 25 to 500 meters

CultureEdit

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

NamingEdit

Common Name: The Nicaraguan Masdevallia

SynonymsEdit

  1. Acinopetala nicaraguae (Luer) Luer 2006

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