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Dracula lindstroemii

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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. lindstroemii
Alliance:
Binomial name
Dracula lindstroemii
Luer & Dalström in C.A.Luer & R.Escobar R. 1991


Dracula lindstroemii is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Dracula.

Description[]

Plants bloom with 1 cm wide flowers.

Distribution[]

Plants are found in the cloud forest of northern Ecuador at elevations of 2000 meters.

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: Lindström's Dracula

The plant is named in honor of Manfred Lindström curator of the orchid collection at Bergianska Botanical Garden in Stockholm, Sweden and the discoverer of the species.

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