Porrovallia, abbreviated in trade journals Pvla, is an intergeneric hybrid between the orchid genera Porroglossum and Masdevallia.
The Porrovallia cross was first made by Gerardus Staal who crossed Masdevallia hirtzii and Porroglossum muscosum to create Porrovallia Phil Jesup, which was registered by Peninsula Orchids in 1993.
Grow in cool to intermediate temperatures. Can be grown in a basket with sphagnum moss. The medium it is grown in should be kept moist.