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Masdevallia yungasensis

Masdevallia yungasensis

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Masdevallia
Species: Masd. yungasensis
Alliance:
Binomial name
Masdevallia yungasensis
T.Hashim. 1978


Masdevallia yungasensis is a species in the Masdevallia genus.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in the winter with a single 3 cm wide flower.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found in growing in the cloud forest of Bolivia at elevations of 2150 to 3000 meters.

CultureEdit

Keep plant in partial shade. Plant can be grown in 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

VaritiesEdit

ImageNameDescription
Masdevallia yungasensis calocodon Masdevallia yungasensis subsp. calocodon
(Luer & R.Vásquez) Luer 1988
Sepals and petals are pink. Lip is pink.

NamingEdit

Common Name: The Yungas Masdevallia

SynonymsEdit

    • Masdevallia calocodon Luer & R. Escobar 1981
  1. Masdevallia yungasensis subsp. calocodon (Luer & R.Vásquez) Luer 1988

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