Masdevallia setacea
Reichenbach (1880)



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M. setacea occurs in southern Ecuador, northern Peru and eastern Colombia at altitudes of 1600-2100m. It requires cool to intermediate conditions.

This is a small plant, about 6-7cm high (3"). The flowers are large in comparison to the plant, 13-14 cm tail- to -tail (5").

Many colour forms are known, ranging from creamy white to purple.