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Masdevallia marthae Luer & Escobar

Named in honor of Sra. Martha Posada of Medellin, Colombia, whi has cultivated this species since its discovery in her garden.


Subgenus: Masdevallia

Section: Masdevallia

Subsection: Saltatrices


Plant ID: 01872 (two on the left)/04683 (two on the right)


Additional Information: In 1971 this species was discovered flowering in the orchid collection of Martha and Oscar Robledo at La Ceja near Medellin, Colombia. Apparently the plants had been purchased with other orchids from an unknown collector. To the present time, this species has been neither re-collected nor seen elsewhere.