Masdevallia corinnea Archila, Jiménez Rodr. & Véliz 2015 SUBGENUS Masdevallia SECTION Minutae Rchb.f Ex Woolw. 1896

TYPE Drawing

Photo/TYPE Drawing by © Fredy Archila

Full Shade Hot EARLIER Fall

Common Name Corinne's Masdevallia [Corinne Willock American current]

Flower Size .88" [to about 2.2 cm]

Found in Guatemala in wet forests at elevations around 400 meters as a mini- miniature sized, hot growing epiphytewith an erect ramicaul enveloped basally by 2 to 3 close, thin tubular sheaths, carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, obovate, tridentate apically leaves that blooms in the fall on a slender, decumbent to erect, 3 to 5" [7.5 to 13 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.

Similar to M floribunda but differs in the laterally orbicular sepals and the oblong-pandurate lip of the flower which is differntly colored.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; * Moscosoa 19, 20 Archila, Jiménez Rodr. & Véliz, 2015 drawing fide; Orchid Genera and Species in Guatemala Archila, Szlachchetko, Chiron, Lipinska, Mystkowska and Bertolini 2018 photo fide