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Masdevallia odontocera Luer & Escobar

From the Greek odontoceras, "a tusk," in allusion to the tusk-like tails of the lateral sepals.


Subgenus: Masdevallia

Section: Masdevallia

Subsection: Masdevallia


Clonal Name: 'Marsh Hollow'

Award: CCM/AOS of 83 points.


Additional Information: Locally abundant and apparently endemic in the Eastern Cordillera of Colombia at altitudes of 5,900 feet (1,800 m) to 7,210 feet (2,200 m).


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