Masdevallia manningii Königer 2001

SUBGENUS Polyantha Drawing by © Carl Luer and The Epidendra Website

Fragrant Deep shade Warm

Common Name Manning's Masdevallia [English Orchid Enthusaist and Pleurothallidinae specialist current]

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Huanuco Peru at elelvations around 1000 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with furrowed, erect ramicauls enveloped by 3 scarious, tubular sheaths and carrying a single,apical, erect, coriaceous, narrowly elliptical, subacute, gradually narrowing below into the base leaf that blooms on an erect, stout, triquetrous, straight, 3.6" [9 cm] long, successively single flowered inflorescence with plicate-tubular, truncate apically floral bracts and carries slightly fragrant flowers

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Arcula 11: 282. Koniger 2001 drawing fide

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