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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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Buccella (buck-SELL-ah) is distinguished by a caespitose habit, single flowers with carinate-crested ovaries without inflated floral bracts. Sepals form a tube or cup with an inflated base. The lip is divided by marginal folds. Species here used to be in Masdevallia subgenus Nidificia.

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Buccella bucculenta (Luer & Hirtz) Luer
Buccella dynastes (Luer) Luer
Buccella lamia (Luer & Hirtz) Luer
Buccella molossoides (Kraenzl.) Luer
Buccella molossus (Rchb.f.) Luer
Buccella nidifica (Rchb.f.) Luer
Buccella ophioglossa (Rchb.f.) Luer
Buccella strigosa (K├Âniger) Luer
Buccella ventricosa (Schltr.) Luer