Masdevallia saulii Koniger 1999 SUBGENUS Masdevallia SECTION Masdevallia SUBSECTION Saltatrices [Rchb.f] Luer 1986

Photo by John Underhill and Flickr Orchid Photo webPage

Full Shade LATESpring

Common Name Saul's Masdevallia [Mr Perez Peruvian Orchid Enthusiast current]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Peru and blooms in the late spring

Similar and often cited as a synonym of M fuchsii.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Masdevallia's in Kleur Vol 1 P M Oversteegen, Eisses & A P Sijm 2001 photo fide; Icones Pleurothallidianrum Vol XXIII Luer 2002 as synonym of M fuchsii drawing good; Orchids Masdevallia with its segregates including Dracula Zelenko 2014 photo fide;