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Masdevallia nikoleana

Masdevallia nikoleana

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Masdevallia
Species: Masd. nikoleana
Alliance:
Binomial name
Masdevallia nikoleana
Luer & J.Portilla 2000


Masdevallia nikoleana is a species in the Masdevallia genus.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in the fall with a single 3cm wide flower. Plant is similar to Masdevallia ortalis but differs by having a flat flower, shorter inflorescence and clear green leaves.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found growing in Ecuador and Peru at elevations around 1800 meters

CultureEdit

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. Plant can also be mounted

NamingEdit

Common Name: The Nikole's Masdevallia

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