Masdevallia-magaliana-Susan-CHM/AOS-2019-12-14***Confirmed as Masdevallia magaliana (Mar 2020); matches the type description in Icones Pleurothallidinarum 28 (2006) and Sjim's photo in Zelenko's Masdevallia book; fits in size, form, and color; it blooms as a single flower on an inflorescence that originates from low on the ramicaul.***

Judging Center: Northeast

Award Number: 20194542

Award Date: November 08, 2019

Awarded As: Masdevallia magaliana 'Susan' CHM/AOS

Three attractive flowers and six buds on nine inflorescences up to 6.0 cm long which emerge from the top of the ramicauls of a 13 cm diameter plant; leaves medium green, lanceolate, 1.5 cm wide by 6 cm long borne atop 1.0 cm ramicauls; sepals apricot, burgundy spots on basal portion of lateral sepal symmetrically framing lip, visible on reverse and on buds; caudae 3.0 cm long, reflexing at right angles; petals translucent apricot; lip apricot, burgundy spots apically, held upright; column light apricot, burgundy spots marginally; anther cap white; substance medium; texture matte; species described in 2006; native to Ecuador; confirmed by SITF

Purchased from Ecuagenera

Sepals fused for first 1/3 forming a short sepaline tube

Plant > Overall length of growth/cane: 6.0 cm

Plant Leaf > number of leaves per growth or cane: 1

Plant > Leaf Length: 6.0

Plant > Leaf Width: 1.5

Plant > Leaf Margin: entire

Plant > Leaf Shape: lanceolate

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Length: 1.0

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul Width: 0.1

Plant > Pseudobulb/Growth/Ramicaul distance between growths along rhizome:: contiguous

Inflorescence > Overall Length: 6.0

Inflorescence > Arrangement: single

Inflorescence > distance from inflorescence to base of sepals: 1.4 cm

Inflorescence > distance from inflorescence to base of sepals: 1.4 cm

Inflorescence > Floral Bracts Length: 0.7

Inflorescence > Floral Bracts Width: 0.2

Inflorescence > Ovary Length: 0.5

Inflorescence > Ovary Width: 0.1

Inflorescence > Ovary Shape: cylinder

Inflorescence > Ovary Color: light green, brown spots

Inflorescence > Ovary Texture: smooth

Flower Natural Spread Length: 2.3

Flower Natural Spread Width: 4.6

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Length: 2.5

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Width: 1.5

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Cauda Length: 3.0

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Cauda Width: 0.1

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Length: 2.0

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Width: 1.1

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Caudae Length: 1.5

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Caudae Width: 0.1

Flower > Petals Length: 0.5

Flower > Petals Width: 0.3

Flower > Lip or Pouch Length: 0.5

Flower > Lip or Pouch Width: 0.1

Flower > Lip or Pouch> characters of lip (calli, spurs, keels, etc.): hinged, held upright

Flower > Column Length: 0.4

Flower > Column Width: 0.3

Flower > Column Color: orange yellow

Flower > Anther Cap Color: white


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