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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 polyphemus (Luer) Luer

Named for Cyclops, the one-eyed monster of Greek mythology, who imprisoned Odysseus in a cave and ate some of his companions.


Subgenus: Dracula

Section: Dracula

Subsection: Dracula


Plant ID: 00055(on the left)


Additional Information: Endemic in the forests of the western slopes of central Ecuador from 4,600 feet (1,400 m) to 6,500 feet (2,000 m).



Masdevallia polyphemus Luer