~Masdevallia sijmiana Koniger 1995 - See Masdevallia posadae Luer & R. Escobar 1982

SUBGENUS Polyantha SECTION Alaticaules SUBSECTION Alaticaules {Krzl.] Luer 1986

Photo by © Ellis Eyre

Common Name

Flower Size 3/4" [2 cm]

Found in Junín Peru at elevations of 900 to 1200 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing, caespitose epiphyte


Often cited as a synonym of M posadae. I, following Kew, have left it separate for now.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XIX Luer 2000 as a syn of M posadae; Masdevallia's in Kleur Vol 1 P M Oversteegen, Eisses & A P Sijm 2001 photo fide;