Masdevallia stenorrhynchos 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 stenorhynchos.
ORIGIN: Endemic to Antioquia Colombia in cloud forests as a miniature sized, cold growing, caespitose epiphyte at elevations of 2000 to 2200 meters.
DESCRIPTION: Endemic to Antioquia Colombia in cloud forests as a miniature sized, cold growing, caespitose epiphyte at elevations of 2000 to 2200 meters with stout, erect ramicauls enveloped by 2 to 3 loose, tubular sheaths carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptical-obovate, apically obtuse to rounded leaf that gradually narrows into the subpetiolate base that blooms in the spring on a stout, congested, erect, 2 3/4 to 3 1/4 [7 to 8.5 cm] long, successively few flowered, racemose, triquetrous inflorescence arising from the base of the ramicaul with a basal bract and tubular, imbricating floral bracts holding the successive single flower at leaf height.
FLOWER SIZE: 1 1/2 inches [3.75 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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