Masdevallia sulphurella Königer 1995 SUBGENUS Masdevallia SECTION Masdevallia SUBSECTION Oscillantes Luer 1986 Photo by © Ecuagenera Orchid Website

Full Shade Cool Cold LATESummerEARLYFall

Common Name The Somewhat Yellow Masdevallia

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in northern Peru at elevations around 2000 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with blackish, slender, erect ramcauls enveloped by 2 loose, tubular sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, dark green, coriaceous, elliptical, subacute to obtuse, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the late summer and early falll on a slender, suberect to horizontal, 1.2 " [ 3 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence arising from low on the ramicaul with a bract at the base and a tubular floral bract.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXIII Luer 2002 drawing fide