Masdevallia purpurina Schltr.1921 SUBGENUS Masdevallia SECTION Masdevallia SUBSECTION Coccineae Veitch 1889

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Common Name The Purple Masdevallia

Flower Size

Found in Peru

Often cited as a synonym of M amabilis but appears to be quite different.

CAUTION I have no way of verifying this determination so please use with caution.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXV Luer 2003 as Synonym of M amabilis