Dracula inaequalis

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

Dracula inaequalis is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Dracula.

Description[edit | edit source]

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

Distribution[edit | edit source]

Plants are found in Colombia at 400 to 1200 meters

Culture[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Common Names: The Unequaled Dracula

Synonyms[edit | edit source]

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