Masdevallia uniflora Ruiz & Pav.
From the Latin uniflorus, "one-flowered", referring to the single-flowered inflorescence of the species.
Plant ID: 01199/02309
Additional Information: The first species of the genus to be discovered by the Europeans and the type upon which the genus was based. Found in Peru at altitudes of 9,500 feet (2,900 m) to 9,840 feet (3,000 m).
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