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Dracula inaequalis

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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Dracula
Species: Drac. inaequalis
Alliance:
Binomial name
Dracula inaequalis
(Rchb. f.) Luer & R. Escobar 1982


Dracula inaequalis is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Dracula.

Description[]

Plant blooms in the late spring to early summer with a single 6.5 cm wide flower.

Distribution[]

Plants are found in Colombia at 400 to 1200 meters

Culture[]

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

Naming[]

Common Names: The Unequaled Dracula

Synonyms[]

  1. Dracula carderi [Rchb.f]Luer 1978
  2. Masdevallia carderi Rchb. f. 1883
  3. *Masdevallia inequalis Rchb. f. 1874
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