Masdevallia zebracea Luer 1989 SUBGENUS Masdevallia SECTION Masdevallia SUBSECTION Masdevallia

Photo courtesy of Lourens Grobler

Full shade Spring AND Fall

Common Name The Zebra Like Masdevallia

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in northern Peru as a mini-miniature sized epiphyte with no known locality with blackish, erect, slender ramicauls enveloped basally by 2 to 3 tubular sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptical, subacute, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring and fall

CAUTION I am not sure of this determination so please use with caution

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; A Treasure of Masdevallia Vol 23 Luer & Dalstroem 1998 watercolor/drawing fide; Icones Pleurothallidinarum XXII Masdevallia Part 3 Luer 2001 drawing good; Orchid Species of Peru Zelenko Bermudez 2009 photo fide

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