Dracula deltoidea

Dracula deltoidea

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Dracula
Species: Drac. deltoidea
Binomial name
Dracula deltoidea
(Luer) Luer 1978

Dracula deltoidea is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Dracula.


Plant blooms with 2 cm wide flowers.

The species was first in the cloud forest of Loja.


Plants are found in the cloud forest of southeastern Ecuador.


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 Triangular Dracula


  1. * Masdevallia deltoidea Luer, 1978.


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

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