Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Masdevallia angulifera var. flava

This small orchid species is the yellow variety of a flower that is more commonly a rusty red color. It is from the cloud forests of Colombia and is from the group of Masdevallias classified as Saltatrices. The flowers are about one inch tall and the plant about three to four inches tall. The name angulifera refers to the sharply angled ends of the sepals.

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