Masdevallia nivea is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Masdevallia.
Plant blooms during the fall with a single 2.5 cm flower.
Plant is found in the cloud forest of NE Colombia at elevations of 2800 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. Plant can also be mounted
Common Names: The White Masdevallia
- Masdevallia purpurella subsp. nivea Luer & R. Escobar 1988