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Masdevallia delphina

Masdevallia delphina

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


Masdevallia delphina is a species in the Masdevallia genus.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms from summer to fall with several 3mm successive flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found growing in the montane forest of Ecuador at elevations of 1600 to 2200 meters

CultureEdit

Keep plant in partial shade. Plant can be grown in cool to intermediate conditions. Pot the plant in fine bark with perlite or sphagnum moss. Water regularly and keep potting media moist.

NamingEdit

Common Name: Dolphin-Like Masdevallia

SynonymsEdit

  1. Masdevallia invenusta Luer 1979
  2. Spilotantha delphina (Luer) Luer 2006

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