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Orchid Species: Masdevallia veitchiana

(This name is currently accepted by Kew.)

Masdevallia veitchiana is an orchid species identified by Rchb.f. in 1868.
Genus
Masdevallia (Masd.)
Grex
veitchiana
(name currently accepted by Kew)
Parents
Species
Author
Rchb.f.
Year
1868
ORIGIN: Found at 2000 to 4000 meters in elevation around Macchu Picchu in Peru on steep rocky slopes covered with grasses and shrubs in full sun but with the leaves protected by the grass.

DESCRIPTION: This small sized, cold growing terrestrial, sometimes lithophytic or rarely epiphytic, tufted species with erect leaves has short ramicauls enveloped by a series of tubular bracts with a linear-oblanceolate, tapered to the channeled petiolate base, acute, thick leaf that blooms in the spring and early summer with an erect, 12 to 19 [39 to 44 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence carrying 2 distant, tubular bracts and a single inflated tubular, ovate floral bract with the long-lasting flowers held way above the leaves, and to quote Dale Borders. The unequal color distribution apparent in Masdevallia veitchiana is.

FLOWER SIZE: To 8 inches [up to 20 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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