Masdevallia schroderiana 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 schroederiana.
ORIGIN: A mini-miniature sized, densly tufted, cool to cold growing Costa Rican species found at 1400 to 2200 meters.
DESCRIPTION: A mini-miniature sized, densly tufted, cool to cold growing Costa Rican species found at 1400 to 2200 meters that has stout erect ramicauls enveloped basally by 2 to 3 loose tubular sheaths carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, oblanceolate, petiolate, mintuely tridentate apically leaf that gradually narrows into the petiole blooming on an erect, to 8 1/5 [to 21 cm] long, solitary flowered inflorescence arising from low on the ramicaul with a bract near the base and a tubular floral bract carrying the flowers at leaf height and occurring in the winter and summer.
FLOWER SIZE: 1 1/2 inches [3.5 to 4 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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