Masdevallia singeri Luer & Sijm 2010 SUBGENUS Masdevallia SECTION Masdevallia SUBSECTION Caudatae Veitch 1889

Photo by Tom Sijm

TYPE Drawing

TYPE Drawing by Stig Dalstrom and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at hthe Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Deep Shade EARLY Fall

Common Name or Meaning Singer's Masdevallia [Dutch Orchid Enthusiast current]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Amazonas department of Peru without elevational data as a mini-miniature sized epiphyte with stout, erect ramicauls enveloped basally by 2 to 3 tubular sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptical, obtuse, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall on an slender, suberect, .8 " [2 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with a bract near the base, arising from low on the ramicaul and has a tubular floral bract.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXXI Luer 2010 drawing fide; Masdevallia in Detail Vol 5 Sijm etal 2010 photo/drawing fide; Orchids Masdevallia with its segregates including Dracula Zelenko 2014 photo fide;