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A flowering shoot with more than one flower.
Inflorescences may be branched or unbranched.
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Masdevallia Hybrids
Family Orchidaceae
Name Masdevallia
Abbreviation Masd.
Etymology
Masdevallia Named after Jose Masdevall, 18th century Spanish botanist and physician.

Pictures:
Masdevallia Copper Angel
Masdevallia Falcata
Masdevallia Lyn Sherlock
Masdevallia Rubicon
Masdevallia Sugar Baby
  See also:  Masdevallia

There is a large veriety of Masdevallia hybrids that have been created, ranging from the large cut flowers types that have long stems to compact pot plants with short inflorescences. Masdevallia species hybridise readily, producing a variety of colours, textures and flower sizes.

primary-hybrid
A hybrid where both parents are straight species, in contrast to
a complex hybrid where one or both parents are themselves hybrids.
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A hybrid where both parents are straight species, in contrast to
a complex hybrid where one or both parents are themselves hybrids.
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 Masdevallia Copper Angel


Flowers
Name Masdevallia Copper Angel
Hybrid Formula
Masdevallia triangularis × veitchiana
Etymology
triangularis From Latin triangularis meaning triangular.
veitchiana Named after James Veitch, 19th century botanist and owner of a famous Chelsea nursery.

Masdevallia Copper Angel is a primary hybrid registered in 1982, that is the cross between Masdevallia triangularis and Masdevallia veitchiana.



Flower

Flowers

This plant was growing in a 125mm pot, with flowers all around the plant.

 Masdevallia Falcata


Masdevallia Falcata 'Triple G'
Name Masdevallia Falcata
Hybrid Formula
Masdevallia coccinea × veitchiana
Etymology
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..
veitchiana Named after James Veitch, 19th century botanist and owner of a famous Chelsea nursery.

Masdevallia Falcata is a primary hybrid registered in 1899, that is the cross between Masdevallia coccinea and Masdevallia veitchiana.

 Masdevallia Lyn Sherlock


Masd. Lyn Sherlock 'Otaki'
Name Masdevallia Lyn Sherlock
Hybrid Formula
Masdevallia (coccinea × datura) × coccinea
Etymology
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..

Masdevalllia Lyn Sherlock is hybrid registered by a New Zealand breeder in 2001, that is the cross between Masdevallia Bella Donna (Masdevallia coccinea × Masdevallia datura) and Masdevallia coccinea).



Masd. Lyn Sherlock 'Otaki'

Masd. Lyn Sherlock 'Otaki'

Masd. Lyn Sherlock 'Otaki'

Bud

Masd. Lyn Sherlock 'Teresa'

 Masdevallia Rubicon


Flower
Name Masdevallia Rubicon
Hybrid Formula
Masdevallia coccinea × (ignea × veitchiana)
Etymology
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..
ignea From Latin igneus meaning fiery.
veitchiana Named after James Veitch, 19th century botanist and owner of a famous Chelsea nursery.

Masdevalllia Rubicon is hybrid registered in 1988, that is the cross between Masdevallia coccinea and Masdevallia Heathii (Masdevallia ignea × Masdevallia veitchiana).



Flower

Flower

Notice the dorsal sepal reflects backwards.

 Masdevallia Sugar Baby


Flower
Name Masdevallia Sugar Baby
Hybrid Formula
Masdevallia veitchiana × floribunda
Etymology
veitchiana Named after James Veitch, 19th century botanist and owner of a famous Chelsea nursery.
floribunda From Latin floridus meaning flower, and Latin abundans meaning abundant.

Masdevalllia Sugar Baby is hybrid registered in 1988, that is the cross between Masdevallia veitchiana and Masdevallia floribunda.


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