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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 robledorum (P. Ortiz) Luer & Escobar

Named in honor of Dr. and Sra. Oscar Robledo, of Medellín, Colombia, who have successfully maintained this species in cultivation since its discovery.

 

Subgenus: Dracula

Section: Dracula

Subsection: Dracula

 

Plant ID: 01573(the left one)/04138(two on the right)

 

Additional Information: Reportedly abundant in a remote area of the Western Cordillera of Colombia where it is endemic at altitudes of 6,560 feet (2,000 m) to 7,220 feet (2,200 m).

 

Synonyms:

Masdevallia chimaera Rchb.f. var. robledorum P.Ortiz