Masdevallia trechsliniana Königer & J.Meza 1997 SUBGENUS Polyantha SECTION Alaticaules SUBSECTION Alaticaules {Krzl.] Luer 1986 Photo by © Eric Hunt and his Orchid Species Photo Website

Common Name Trechslin's Masdevallia [Swiss Orchid Illustrator]

Flower Size 1/5" wide[5 mm]

Found in Peru, in the western Amazonas region at elevations around 1600 meters as a cool growing epiphyte that blooms in the spring

Said to be a synonym of Masdevallia bryophila Luer 1996 by many but Kew and I have kept it separate


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Pleurothallidianrum Vol XIX Luer 2000 as M bryophila