Masdevallia paivaëana is a species in the Masdevallia genus.
Plant has repent growth habit with very coarse roots. Small tubular flowers cream to pink suffused with yellow. Plant blooms in the summer with a single 1 cm wide flower.
This species occurs in Peru and Bolivia from 2,500 to 3,000 meters.
Grow under cool temperatures and shade in sphagnum moss or mounted. Keep medium moist.
Common Name: Castello de Paiva Masdevallia
Named for one of the collectors who first collected this species, Sr. Castello de Paiva
- Masdevallia aspera Rchb.f. ex Kraenzl