Masdevallia lynniana Luer 2004 SUBGENUS Pygmaeia SECTION Amaluzae Luer 1986 Photo by Lourens Grobler

Deep shade Fall

Common Name Lynn's Masdevallia [American Orchid Enthusiast current]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Ecuador as a mini-miniature sized epiphyte without locational data with erect, slender ramcauls enveloped by 2 tin, tubular sheaths and carrying a singel, apical, erect, thinly coriaceous, narrowly elliptical, acute, narrowing below into the elongate, petiolate bsae leaf that blooms in the fall on a slender, more or less horizontal, to3.1" [8 cm] long, successively few flowered inflorescence arising from low on the ramicaul witha bract near the middle and another near the base and has a thin, tubular floral bract.

Synonyms Luzama lynniana (Luer) Luer 2006

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI; *Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVI Luer 2004 drawing fide; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVIII Luer 2006 as Luzama lynniana; A Treasure of Masdevallia Vol 28 Luer & Dalstroem 2006 watercolor fide; Orchidaceae Masdevallia and Affiliates Dodson & Luer 2009 as Luzama lynniana drawing fide