Masdevallia strobelii

Masdevallia strobelii 

Masdevallia strobelii                                                                                                                                                        photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy described by        Sweet, Herman Royden  &  Garay, Leslie Andrew
  published in      American Orchid Society Bulletin  35 ( 5 ) : 377 - 378    1966
  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  lower branches of trees, along waterways of forests in Ecuador (Zamora-Chinchipe) 
  altitude 1550 - 1700 m  (5115 - 5600 ft)

climate informations from Zamora (Zamora-Chinchipe, Ecuador)


Köppen climate classification : Bsk, cold-dry steppe climate


the weather station data (temperatures are calculated for an altitude of 1600 m / 5280 ft) :

    Masdevallia strobelii b gr uk
  photoperiod in Zamora this orchid blooms with a photoperiod, which varies during the year, from 12 h 07 m' to 11 h 53 m'
  life form epiphyte
  brightness    partial shade
inflorescence       length 4 cm (1.6"), from the base of the leaf 
  nr flowers 1, fragrant
  size single flower  11 L 6 cm  (4.4" L 2.4")
  duration single flower, ≈ 10 days
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ 30 days
CITES appendix II


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