Orchids Wiki
(new)
 
 
(3 intermediate revisions by the same user not shown)
Line 15: Line 15:
 
'''Dracula anthracina''' is an epiphytic orchid in the genus [[Dracula]].
 
'''Dracula anthracina''' is an epiphytic orchid in the genus [[Dracula]].
 
==Description==
 
==Description==
  +
Plant blooms in spring and fall with a single 2.5 wide flower. The flowers are similar to those of Dracula benedictii, Dracula pholeodytes, Dracula diabola, and Dracula vinacea but differs by having a small triangular shape flower with a spread lip.<ref name="Orchid Digest1997">{{cite journal|author=Hermans, Johan & Clare|title=Orchid Digest special publication: An Annotation Checklist on the Genus Dracula|journal=Orchid Digest|year=1997|publisher=Orchid Digest Corp.}}</ref> The plant was first flowered in the gardens of Sra. Amalia Lehmann de Sarria in Popayán.<ref name="Orchid Digest1997" />
Plant blooms in spring and fall with a single 2.5 wide flower.
 
  +
  +
The plant was first flowered by J & L Orchids in Connecticut who obtained the plant from H. SchmidtMumm of Bogota in the late 1970s.<ref name="Orchid Digest1997" />
  +
 
==Distribution==
 
==Distribution==
 
Plants are found in Colombia at elevations of 1800 to 2500 meters
 
Plants are found in Colombia at elevations of 1800 to 2500 meters
Line 25: Line 28:
 
'''Common Names''': The Coal-Black Dracula
 
'''Common Names''': The Coal-Black Dracula
   
  +
==References==
{{needs image}}
 
  +
{{Reflist}}
  +
   
 
[[Category: Dracula]]
 
[[Category: Dracula]]

Latest revision as of 10:40, 31 May 2009

Dracula anthracina

Dracula anthracina.jpg

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Dracula
Species: Drac. anthracina
Alliance:
Binomial name
Dracula anthracina
Luer 1998


Dracula anthracina is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Dracula.

Description[]

Plant blooms in spring and fall with a single 2.5 wide flower. The flowers are similar to those of Dracula benedictii, Dracula pholeodytes, Dracula diabola, and Dracula vinacea but differs by having a small triangular shape flower with a spread lip.[1] The plant was first flowered in the gardens of Sra. Amalia Lehmann de Sarria in Popayán.[1]

The plant was first flowered by J & L Orchids in Connecticut who obtained the plant from H. SchmidtMumm of Bogota in the late 1970s.[1]

Distribution[]

Plants are found in Colombia at elevations of 1800 to 2500 meters

Culture[]

Keep plant in partial shade. Plant can be grown in cool to cold conditions. Pot the plant in fine bark with perlite or sphagnum moss. Water regularly and keep potting media moist.

Naming[]

Common Names: The Coal-Black Dracula

References[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Hermans, Johan & Clare (1997). "Orchid Digest special publication: An Annotation Checklist on the Genus Dracula ". Orchid Digest (Orchid Digest Corp.).