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Masdevallia and Affiliates explains the newly accepted divisions of Masdevallia that Carl Luer outlined in Icones vol 28.

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Masdevallia filaria Luer & Escobar

From the Latin filarius, "with threads", referring to the slender sepaline tails.


Subgenus: Masdevallia

Section: Masdevallia

Subsection: Saltatrices


Plant ID: 00454/01678(top row), 02270(bottom row)


Clonal Name: 'Free Spirit' (on 01678)

Award: CBR (on 01678) given on 06-21-03 at the Great Lakes Judging Center.


Additional Information: Found in Ecuador and relatively frequent in both the western and central cordilleras of Colombia at altitudes ranging from 4,920 feet (1,500 m) to 7,870 feet (2,400 m).