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Dracula lehmanniana

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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. lehmanniana
Alliance:
Binomial name
Dracula lehmanniana
Luer & R.Escobar 1982


Dracula lehmanniana is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Dracula.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms from spring to summer with a single 7.5 cm wide flower.

Two plants of this species was collected and bloomed by Senora Amalia Lehmann de Sarrio.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found in Cauca State in southwestern Colombia at elevations around 1800 meters

CultureEdit

Keep plant in partial shade. Plant can be grown in intermediate conditions. Pot the plant in fine bark with perlite or sphagnum moss. Water regularly and keep potting media moist.

NamingEdit

Common Names: Lehmann's Dracula

ReferencesEdit

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

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