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Dracula nycterina (Rchb.f.) Luer

From the Greek nycteris, "a bat" in fancied illusion of the appearance of the flower.

 

Subgenus: Dracula

Section: Dracula

Subsection: Costatae

 

Plant ID: 00035(on right one)

 

Additional Information: Known only from a limited area in the Central Cordillera of Colombia at altitudes of 3,940 feet (1,200 m) to 5,250 feet (1,600 m).

 

Synonyms:

Masdevallia nycterina Rchb.f.

Masdevallia chimaera Linden & André