Masdevallia tuerckheimii Ames 1908 Photo courtesy of Eric Hunt

Plant in situ Mexico Photo courtesy of Weyman Bussey

Common Name Tuerckheim's Masdevallia [German Collector in Mexico 1800's]

Flower Size

Found in Chiapas Mexico and Giatemala

Often cited as a synonym of M floribunda but as of now it has been separated and is a species according to Kew.

Synonyms Masdevallia floribunda subsp. tuerckheimii (Ames) Luer 1988; Masdevallia floribunda var. tuerckheimii (Ames) O.Gruss & M.Wolff 2007

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXII Luer 2001 as syn of M floribunda; Guia de Orquideas de Chiapas Carlos Rommel Beutelspacher Baigts 2013 photo fide

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