This tiny Masdevallia is from Ecuador and belongs to the Saltarices group, a group that contains many of my favorite Masdevallia species. The flowers on this species are 1.5 cm long and have a spread (measured across the front of the flower) of only 2 cm. The plant is 4 cm tall and was awarded recently by the American Orchid Society at the Pacific Northwest Regional Judging in Seattle. It was given a Certificate of Botanical Recognition (CBR/AOS) and had 20 flowers and 10 buds when awarded. The description was: "sepals white, translucent; brilliant orange stripes inside sepaline tube; white hispid hairs; caudae yellow; petals and lip white; substance firm; texture sparkling; lip and petals too small to measure; light woodsy fragrance."