Dracula cochliops

Dracula cochliops

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Dracula
Species: Drac. cochliops
Binomial name
Dracula cochliops
Luer & R. Escobar 1979

Dracula cochliops is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Dracula.


Plant blooms from spring to summer with several successive 4 cm wide flowers.


Plants are found on the Eastern Andes slopes in Colombia at elevations around 2200 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 Snail Eyed Dracula

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