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Subfamily: EPIDENDROIDEAE
Tribe: EPIDENDREAE I (New World)
Subtribe: PLEUROTHALLIDINAE

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 Masdevallia bonplandii - Intermediate to Cool - Potted - Ecuador - $ 20
One of the earliest masdevallias discovered over 200 years ago - narrow 7 inch leaves bear heavy textured long lasting flowers on 4 inch stems. Mature.


 
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 Masdevallia chasei - Intermediate - Potted - Panama - $ 20
Soft yellow flowers have waxy substance and bloom on short stems - 6 inch leaves - floriferous. Mature.


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 Masdevallia civilis - Intermediate to Cool - Potted - Peru & Ecuador - $ 20
This species has a wide distribution in nature and is quite variable in color ranging from light yellow to dark purple - 5 inch narrow coriaceous leaves bear fleshy tubular flowers on short stems - the opening of each bloom exposes three short tails. Mature.


 
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 Masdevallia corniculata - Cool - Potted - Colombia - $ 25
Burnt orange flowers are heavy textured and bloom amidst 10 inch coriaceous leaves. Mature.


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 Masdevallia delhierroi - Intermediate to Cool - in Net Pots - Ecuador - $ 25
Vigorous growing plants of an uncommon species - 6 to 7 inch leaves rapidly form nice clumps - this form has a chestnut flower. Mature.


 
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 Masdevallia instar - Intermediate to Cool - Potted - Peru - $ 25
Clumpy 5 inch plant produces many lovely 2 inch honey yellow triangular flowers dusted with red. Mature.


 
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This item is a recent addition Masdevallia laucheana 'Special' - Intermediate - Potted - Costa Rica - $ 30
An easy Masdevallia from Costa Rica, the laucheana 'Special' is floriferous and may often be sweetly fragrant. Mature.


 
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 Masdevallia leptoura - Intermediate - Potted - Ecuador - $ 20
Multiple spikes of several yellow and white flowers variably dotted with red - 5 inch plant is easy to bloom - fragrant. Mature.


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 Masdevallia mezae - Intermediate to Cool - Potted - Peru - $ 25
2 or 3 flowers bloom atop 8 inch triangular stems - long tailed ivory flowers are lightly dusted with pink near center - blooms sequentially. Mature.


 
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 Masdevallia navicularis - Intermediate - Potted - Colombia - $ 25
Glossy paddle-shaped 5 to 6 inch leaves - ridged flower stems rise well above the foliage - claret red heavy textured flowers are born sequentially for many weeks - the name refers to the boat-like shape of the flower. Mature.


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 Masdevallia pachyura - Intermediate to Cool - Potted - Ecuador - $ 20
A variable species in the multi-floral section - each stem carries about four flowers that are white dotted with red and have short thick curved yellow tails. Mature.


 
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 Masdevallia paivaeana - Intermediate to Cool - Potted - Bolivia - $ 20
6 inch plant with climbing habit - yellow, pink and white flowers are fuzzy inside. Mature.


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 Masdevallia peristeria - Intermediate to Cool - Potted - Colombia - $ 20
5 inch plant - large waxy yellow flowers are heavily spotted with purple - dark purple lip. Mature.


 
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 Masdevallia pyxis - Intermediate to Cool - Potted - Peru - $ 20
Named for the box-like shape of the flower - each unusual waxy blossom is nicely colored with maroon, yellow and white - flowers bloom amidst 7 inch foliage - nice clumpy plants. Mature.


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 Masdevallia schlimii - Cool to Intermediate - Potted - Colombia & Venezuela - $ 25
Rigid coriaceous leaves give rise to a tall four to six flowered raceme - each long- tailed blossom is minutely dotted with purple-brown - yellow tails. Mature.


 
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 Masdevallia torta - Cool to Intermediate - Potted - Ecuador - $ 20
8 inch leaves have attractive reddish tinge - plant has climbing habit - flowers are dusty gold with dark red striations and bloom on short stems. Mature.


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 Masdevallia trochilus - Intermediate - Potted - Colombia & Ecuador - $ 25
9 inch pale green leaves with tall triangular shaped flower stems - slightly cupped mahogany red flowers have long yellow tails - blooms succesively for months. Mature.


 
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This item is a recent addition Masdevallia tubuliflora - Intermediate to Warm - Potted - Central America - $ 25
Found from Guatemala to Costa Rica, this small-flowered species enjoys slightly warmer climates than other Masdevallia, and a good fit in a Central American terrarium. Mature.


 
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Updated: 5/15/2017