Masdevallia hubeinii Luer & Würstle 1986 SUBGENUS Masdevallia SECTION Masdevallia SUBSECTION Caudatae Veitch 1889

Photo by © Lorens Grobler and the Orchids Wikia Website

TYPE Drawing

TYPE Drawing by Carl Luer

Common Name Hubein's Masdevallia [German Orchid Enthusiast and collector in the Andes]

Flower Size .72" [1.8 cm]

Found in Santander and Norte de Santander departments of Colombia without specific locality as a mini-miniature sized, epiphyte with stout, erect, ramicauls enveloped by 2 to 3, tubular sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, obovate, obtuse, narrowly cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall on a slender, horizontal to descending, 1.4 to 1.6" [3 to 4 cm] long, more or less "S" shaped, single flowered inflorescence arising from low on the ramicaul with a bract near the base

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Masdevallia's in Kleur Vol 1 P M Oversteegen, Eisses & A P Sijm 2001 photo fide; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXIII Masdevallia Part 4 Luer 2002 drawing fide; Libro Rojo de Plantas De Colombia Vol 6 Primera Parte Saenz 2007; Orchids Masdevallia with its segregates including Dracula Zelenko 2014 photo fide;