Masdevallia olmosii Königer & Sijm 2003 SUBGENUS Pygmaeia SECTION Zahlbrucknerae 2000 Photo by © Eric Hunt and His Orchid Website

Full ShadeWarm

Common Name Olmos' Masdevallia [German Discoverer of species current]

Flower Size

Found in Bocas del Toro Panama at elevations around 1000 meters as a miniature sized, warm growing epiphtye.

Very similar and sometimes said to be a synonym of M zahlbruckneri but differs in the shorter column, decurved petals and the smaller more repent lip.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXV Masdevallia Part 5 Luer 2003 as M zahlbruckneri