Masdevallia stumpflei Braas 1979 SUBGENUS Masdevallia SECTION Masdevallia SUBSECTION Coccineae Veitch 1889

Photo by © Eerika Shulz and her Flickr Orchid Photo Website

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Photo by © Isaías Rolando and the Peruvian Orchids Website

Part ShadeCoolColdSpring

Common Name Stumpfle's Masdevallia [German Orchid Enthusiast current]

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Peru without collection data as a miniature sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial? with erect, slender ramicauls enveloped by 2 to 3 tubular sheaths and carrying a single, apical, eret, coriaceous, narrowly elliptical, obtuse, narrowly cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, slender, [18 to 29 cm] long, weak, single flowered inflorescence arising from low on the ramicaul, with a bract near the base and a thin tubular floral bract and holding the flower well above leaf height.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orquideologia Vol 13 No 2 1979 photo/drawing/herbarium sheet fide; Masdevallia's in Kleur Vol 1 P M Oversteegen, Eisses & A P Sijm 2001 photo fide; Icones Pleurothallidinarum XXV Systematics of Masdevallia Part 5 Luer 2003 drawing fide; Orchids Masdevallia with its segregates including Dracula Zelenko 2014 photo fide;