Masdevallia purpurella subsp. nivea Luer & R.Escobar

, Lindleyana 3(1): 55 (57, fig.) (1988).
IPNI Life Sciences Identifier (LSID)
Species Name
Masdevallia purpurella Luer & R.Escobar, Orquideologia 15(2-3): 136 (1982).
Lindleyana; Scientific Journal of the American Orchid Society. West Palm Beach, FL
3(1): 55 (57, fig.)
Family as entered in IPNI

Type Information

Collector Team
C.A.Luer 12960
Type Herbaria
holotype MO
Distribution Of Types
Epiphytic in cloud forest southeast of Bucaramanga toward Guaca, 2840 m, Santander (Colombia, Western South America, Southern America)


[Gandhi 21 Jun 1999] The type collection, originally collected by C. A. Luer, J. P. Luer & R. Escobar on 6 Nov 1981, flowered in cultivation by W. Königer in München.


Same citation as
Masdevallia purpurella subsp. nivea Luer & R.Escobar, Lindleyana 3(1): 55 (1988) (1988).