Masdevallia burzlaffiana Koniger 1995

SUBGENUS Masdevallia SECTION Minutae Rchb.f Ex Woolw. 1896 Photo by S Manning

Common Name Burzlaff's Masdevallia [Danish Female Cultivator of Species current]]

Flower Size

Found in Guatemala as a miniature to small sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with erect, furrowed ramicauls enveloped by 2 close, tubular sheaths and carrying a single, coriaceous, lanceolate, gradually narrowing below intothe base leaf that blooms on a terete, slender, to 1.2" [3 cm] long,, horizontal to ascensing, with 3 imbricate, short, loose, basal bracts, sucessively single, 2 flowered inflorescence with a tubular, acuminate, shorter than the ovary floral bract

Similar to and often cited as a synonym of M floribunda


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXII Luer 2001 as syn to M floribunda;