Masdevallia brockmuelleri Luer 2002 SUBGENUS Masdevallia SECTION Masdevallia SUBSECTION Caudatae Veitch 1889

Photo by Tom Sijm

TYPE Drawing

TYPE Drawing by Luer and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria

Part shade

Common Name Brockmeuller's Masdevallia [German Orchid Enthusiast current]

Flower Size 1" [2.5cm]

Found in Colombia without locality as a mini-miniature sized epiphyte with erect, slender, blackish ramicauls enveloped by 2 to 3, loose, tubular sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, narrowly elliptical, acute, gradually narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms on an erect, slender, to 2.8 to 4.4" [7 to 11 cm] long, single flowered inflroescence arising from low on the ramicaul holding the flower at the apex of the leaves with a tubular floral bract.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Pleurothallidinarum XXIII Masdevallia Part 4 Luer 2002 drawing fide; Orchids Masdevallia with its segregates including Dracula Zelenko 2014 photo fide;