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Clear Mountain Garden TreasuresMasdevallia coccinea

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Glossary
lithophyte
A plant that grows on rocks or stony soils.
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lithophyte
A plant that grows on rocks or stony soils.
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Masdevallia coccinea

Masdevallia coccinea 'LRG'
Family Orchidaceae
Name Masdevallia coccinea
Abbreviation Masd.
Etymology
Masdevallia Named after Jose Masdevall, 18th century Spanish botanist and physician.
coccinea From Latin coccineus meaning scarlet, referring to the colour of the flowers, although this species is variable and can have white, yellow, pink, purple and red flowers..

  See also:  Masdevallia

This Masdevallia species is very variable, having flowers that range in colour from white to reds and yellow, and all the hues in between. It comes from the high country of Peru and Colombia, growing as a lithophyte in the sub-alpine regions.


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