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Dracula trinympharum

File:Dracula trinympharum.jpg

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Dracula
Species: Drac. trinympharum
Alliance:
Binomial name
Dracula trinympharum
Luer 1993


Dracula trinympharum is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Dracula.

Description[]

Plant blooms with a 4 cm wide flower. This species was named after the three owners of J&L orchids.

It is thought to be a synonym of Dracula erythrochaete

Distribution[]

Plants are found growing in Ecuador

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:

References[]

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