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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 houtteana (Rchb.f.) Luer

Named in honor of M. Van Houtte of Ghent, Belgium, who "entertained a very cordial friendship for his young countryman" Patin from whom he had received living plants.


Subgenus: Dracula

Section: Dracula

Subsection: Dracula


Plant ID: 01308


Additional Information: A variable species-complex found in Colombia from 5,900 feet (1,800 m) to 8,000 feet (2,440 m).



Masdevallia houtteana Rchb.f.

Masdevallia callifera Schltr.

Masdevallia carderiopsis Kraenzl.

Masdevallia carderi var. mosquerae Lehm & Kraenzl.

Masdevallia mosquerae Lehm. & Kraenzl.

Dracula callifera (Schltr.) Luer

Dracula careriopsis (Kraenzl.) Luer

Dracula mosquerae (Lehm. & Kraenzl.) Luer