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Clear Mountain Garden TreasuresMasdevallia rolfeana

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Masdevallia rolfeana

Flower
Family Orchidaceae
Name Masdevallia rolfeana
Abbreviation Masd.
Etymology
Masdevallia Named after Jose Masdevall, 18th century Spanish botanist and physician.
rolfeana Named after Robert Alen Rolfe, 19th century Kew taxinomist and founder of the Orchid Review journal.

  See also:  Masdevallia

This small Masdevallia produces deep red, almost black, flowers on short inflorescences. It is best grown in small pots where the plant will flower all around the pot. It comes from intermediate to high elevations cloud forests in Costa Rica.


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