Masdevallia welischii: Welisch’s Masdevallia Orchid

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Flower Size 1 14″ [3 cm]

Masdevallia welischii  is lithophyte orchid plant found in Peruvia on exposed rocks on cliff faces at an altitude of 3,000 meters. It is a miniature, cold growing orchid with slender, 4 7/8″ to 7 1/5″ [12 to 18 cm] long, solitary flowered inflorescence.

Photo: High Elevation HouseAtlanta Botanical GardenAtlantaGeorgiaUSA  [20130913]

Source: www.orchidspecies.com

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