Masdevallia barlaeana

not yet in bloom

Masdevallia barlaeana                     

taxonomy described by Reichenbach, Heinrich Gustav
  published in      The Gardners' Chronicle & Agricultural Gazette  5 : 179    1876
  family Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Epidendreae
  subtribe Pleurothallidinae
  genus Masdevallia  Ruiz & Pavon 1794

C3 pathway, stomata of the leaves are open during the day.


(K.Silvera, L.S. Santiago, J.C. Cushman, K. Winter - International Symposium on Plant Biology, August 2013)


soluble mineral nutriens are effective both, foliar or on the roots.



native of origins on rocky lands, in the grass and on small shrubs, in Peru (Cusco, Amazonas, Apurimac)
  altitude 2000 - 3000 m  (6600 - 9900 ft)

climate informations from Abancay (Apurimac, Peru)


Köppen climate classification : Cfc, humid subtropical climate in all seasons, with short summer and cool


the weather station data (temperatures are calculated for an altitude of 2500 m / 8250 ft) :

    Masdevallia barleana b gr uk
  photoperiod in Abancay this orchid blooms with a photoperiod, which varies during the year, from 12 h 54 m' to 11 h 06 m'
  life form epiphyte or geophyte  
  brightness    partial shade to low
inflorescence     length  
  nr flowers  
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ days
CITES appendix II


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