Masdevallia Menatoi (BS)
Masdevallia Menatoi. Sold as NBS in a suitable size mesh pot with spagnum moss.
Common Name or Meaning Menato's Masdevallia [Bolivian Discoverer of Species current]
Flower Size 2/5" [1 cm]
Found in Bolivia in upper elevation cloud forests as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte at elevations around 1800 meters with erect, slender ramicauls enveloped basally by 2 to 3 loose, tubular sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, thickly coriaceous, elliptical to obovate, subacute to obtuse leaf that gradually narrows into the petiole below and blooms at any time of the year on an erect to suberect, congested, racemose, few to several [2 to 6] flowered, terete, purple flecked, 3 1/4" to 4" [8 to 10 cm] long inflorescence arising from low on the ramicaul with a bract at the base and oblique, purple flecked floral bract.
Min Temp 7C
Max Temp high 20s C
Humidity above 75%