- San Diego Zoo
Orchid: Masdevallia Masdevallia coccinea
FAMILY: ORCHIDACEAE (Orchid Family)
You'd have to trek about two miles up into the mountains of Colombia to hope for a glimpse of the brilliantly fuchsia-colored Masdevallia coccinea in the wild. It's much less trouble to take the Orchid Odyssey here at the San Diego Zoo to view the Colombian beauty.