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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 lotax (Luer) Luer

From the Greek lotax, "a clown", in allusion to the fancied face seen in the flower.

 

Subgenus: Dracula

Section: Dracula

Subsection: Dracula

 

Additional Information: Apparently endemic in the tall, wet forests of eastern and southeastern Ecuador at altitudes of 2,950 feet (900 m) to 5,250 feet (1,600 m).

 

Synonyms:

Masdevallia lotax Luer

Masdevallia bomboiza Fiske