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Dracula incognita

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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. incognita
Alliance:
Binomial name
Dracula incognita
Luer & R. Escobar 1989


Dracula incognita is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Dracula.

Description[]

Plant blooms in the spring with several successive 2.5 cm wide flowers.

The plant was first bloomed in the collection of Dr. Villegas.

Distribution[]

Plants are found in Antioquia Colombia.

Culture[]

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

Naming[]

Common Names: The Unknown Dracula

References[]

  • Hermans, Johan & Clare. Orchid Digest special publication: An Annotation Checklist on the Genus Dracula. Orchid Digest Corp., 1997.
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