Masdevallia dorisiae Luer 1999 SUBGENUS Polyantha SECTION Alaticaules SUBSECTION Alaticaules [Krzl.] Luer 1986 Photo by Delaware Jim and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

SUBGENUS Polyanthae SUBSECTION Polyanthae Rchb.f 1874


Common Name Doris' Masdevallia [Ms Dukes American Orchid enthusiast current]

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found in Zamora-Chinchipe Ecuador without collection data as a miniature sized, epiphyte with blackish, slender, erect, ramicauls enveloped by 2 to 3, loose, tubular sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptical, subacute, narrowly cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the late summer and early fall on an erect, slender, triquetrous, subdense, 5.6" [14 cm] long, a successively few flowered inflorescence arising from low on the ramicaul.

Synonyms Alaticaulia dorisiae (Luer) Luer 2006

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XIX Luer 1999 drawing fide; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXIII Luer 2006 as Alaticaulia dorisiae