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Masdevallia anemone

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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Masdevallia
Species: Masd. anemone
Alliance:
Binomial name
Masdevallia anemone
Luer 1978


Masdevallia anemone is a species in the Masdevallia genus.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in the winter with single flower.

The plant was first cultivated by B. Malo near Cuencia who flowered it on February 5, 1978


DistributionEdit

Plant is found growing in Morona-Santiago states of Ecuador at elevations around 1000 meters.

CultureEdit


NamingEdit

Entomology : plant is named after the flowers resembalance to a sea anemone

Common Name: Anemone like masdevallia

ReferencesEdit

  • Carlyle A. Luer, "Miscellaneous species of Masdevallia (Orchidaceae) from Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia." Phytologia Vol. 34 No.4 May 1978 : 185-235.

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