Dracula incognita

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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Dracula
Species: Drac. incognita
Binomial name
Dracula incognita
Luer & R. Escobar 1989

Dracula incognita is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Dracula.

Description[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Plants are found in Antioquia Colombia.

Culture[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Common Names: The Unknown Dracula

References[edit | edit source]

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