Dracula citrina

Dracula citrina

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

Dracula citrina is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Dracula.


Plant blooms in the winter with a single 2.5 wide flower. Flowers are lemon yellow color with dark tails.


Plants are found in western Cordillera, Colombia at elevations around 2000 to 2500 meters


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.


Common Names: The Lemon-Yellow Dracula


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

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