Masdevallia venus

Masdevallia venus

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Masdevallia
Species: Masd. venus
Binomial name
Masdevallia venus
Luer & Hirtz 2000

Masdevallia venus is a species in the Masdevallia genus.


Plant blooms from spring to summer with a single flower.


Plant is found growing in SE Ecuador at elevations 600 meters


Keep plant in partial shade. Plant can be grown in warm 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 Pretty Masdevallia


  1. Alaticaulia venus (Luer & Hirtz) Luer 2006 -

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