Masdevallia virgo-cuencae

Masdevallia virgo-cuencae

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Masdevallia
Species: Masd. virgo-cuencae
Binomial name
Masdevallia virgo-cuencae
Luer & Andreetta 1978

Masdevallia virgo-cuencae is a species in the Masdevallia genus.


Plant blooms from fall to winter with a single 3 cm wide flower.


Plant is found growing in Ecuador at elevations around 900 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. Plant can also be mounted


Common Name: The Virgin de Cuenca's Masdevallia


  1. Alaticaulia virgo-cuencae (Luer & Andreetta) Luer 2006

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