Masdevallia dimorphotrica is an orchid species name for which no taxonomic record was found. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Masdevallia dimorphotricha.
ORIGIN: Found only in Ecuador at elevations of 2000 to 2700 meters.
DESCRIPTION: Mini-miniature sized, cold growing epiphyte with slender, erect, ramicauls enveloped basally by 2 to 3 thin, tubular sheaths carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, petiolate, elliptical, obtuse leaf that has the base cuneate into the petiole which blooms on an erect to suberect, 5 1/5 [13 cm] long, loosely few [3 to 4] flowered, racemose inflorescence arsing from low on the ramicaul with 1 to 2 bracts below and an inflated floral bract where it blooms in the winter and spring.
FLOWER SIZE: 2/5 inch [1 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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