Masdevallia receptrix

Masd. receptrix

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Masdevallia
Species: Masd. receptrix
Binomial name
Masdevallia receptrix
Luer & R.Vásquez 1983

Masdevallia receptrix is a species in the Masdevallia genus.


Plant blooms in the spring with a single 2.5 cm flower.


Plant is found in growing in the cloud forest of Bolivia at elevations around 1800 meters


Keep plant in partial shade. Plant can be grown in intermediate to 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 Name: The Receptor Masdevallia


  1. Alaticaulia receptrix (Luer & R.Vásquez) Luer 2006

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