Masdevallia coccinea forma yellow

Masdevallia coccinea 

Masdevallia coccinea forma yellow                                                                                                                              photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy described by (Lindley)  Linden, Jean Jules
  published in       Orchidaceae Lindenianae  5, n . 26    1846
forma yellow   color variation
  family Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Epidendreae
  subtribe Pleurothallidinae
  genus Masdevallia  Ruiz & Pavon 1794

C3 pathway, stomata of the leaves are open during the day.


(K.Silvera, L.S. Santiago, J.C. Cushman, K. Winter - International Symposium on Plant Biology, August 2013)

    soluble mineral nutriens are effective both, foliar or on the roots.
native of origins on rocky lands in Colombia (Santander, Pamplona), Peru (Apurimac, Cajamarca)
  altitude 2400 - 2896 m  (7920 - 9557 ft)

climate informations from Bucaramanga (Santander, Colombia)


Köppen climate classification : Am, tropical monsoon climate (a dry season and a wet season very rainy)


the weather station data (temperatures are calculated for an altitude of 2650 m / 8415 ft) :

    Masdevallia coccinea yellow b gr uk
  photoperiod in Bucaramanga this orchid blooms with a photoperiod, which varies during the year, from 12 h 28 m' to 11 h 32 m'
  life form geophyte
  brightness    partial shade
inflorescence     length 25 cm  (10"), from the base of the leaf 
  nr flowers 1
  size single flower  8 L 3.5 cm  (3.2" L 1.4")
  duration single flower, ≈ 30 days
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ 40 days
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