Masdevallia patriciana
Luer, 1978


 

          

                                              


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This is a cool - intermediate growing miniature sized species from the cloud forests of Ecuador.
 It grows at altitudes of around 2300-2800m.

The plant is only 3-4cm tall, the flower size is 6-7mm and the tails are 20mm long.

M. patriciana is best grown mounted if you can provide daily watering, high humidity, good air movement and a temperature drop at night of at least 6C.

Its a continuous bloomer throughout the year!