Masdevallia velox Königer 1995 SUBGENUS Masdevallia SECTION Masdevallia SUBSECTION Oscillantes Luer 1986

Side View of Flower

Photos by © Lourens Grobler

Deep shade

Common Name The Fast Growing Masdevallia

Flower Size

Found in Ecuador and often said to be a synonym of M dalesandroi and does appear to be quite similar. I as well as Kew will keep them separate till more info is available.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXIII Systematics of Masdevallia Part 4 Luer 2002 as syn of M dalesandroi; Masdevallia in Detail Vol 5 Sijm etal 2010 photo/drawing fide; Orchids Masdevallia with its segregates including Dracula Zelenko 2014 photo fide;