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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.