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Dracula mopsus (Lehm. & Kranzl.) Luer

Named for Mopsus, a mythological soothsayer, for some obscure reason.

 

Subgenus: Dracula

Section: Dracula

Subsection: Costatae

 

Plant ID: 00355

 

Additional Information: Found relatively frequently in western Ecuador from 2,130 feet (650 m) to 4,920 feet (1,500 m).

 

Synonyms:

Masdevallia mopsus Lehm. & Kraenzl.

Masdevallia triceratops Luer