Masdevallia velifera is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Masdevallia.
Plant blooms in the fall with a single 6.5 to 7.5 cm flower. Flowers are fragrant.
Plant is found in the cloud forest of Colombia at elevations around 2130 meters
Keep plant in partial shade. Plant can be grown in cool to intermediate conditions. Pot the plant in fine bark with perlite or sphagnum moss. Water regularly and keep potting media moist.
|Masdevallia velifera variant||Lower sepals are light brown, upper sepals are yellow.|
Common Names: The Veiled Masdevallia
- Byrsella velifera (Rchb.f.) Luer 2006