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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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Dracula chestertonii (Rchb.f.) Luer

Named in honor of the collector J.H. Chesterton who discovered this species.

 

Subgenus: Dracula

Section: Chestertonia

 

Plant ID: 01117/01849

 

Clonal Name: 'Free Spirit'

Award: CHM/AOS of 83 points given on 5-5-2001 at the Northwestern Pennsylvania Orchid Society Show

 

Additional Information: Found in the Western Cordillera of Colombia at 5,900 feet (1,800 m) to 6,560 feet (2,000 m).

 

Synonyms:

Masdevallia chestertonii Rchb.f.

Masdevallia macrochila Regel