FANDOM


Dracula nycterina

Dracula nycterina

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


Dracula nycterina is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Dracula.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in the spring with several 2.5 cm wide flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing in Colombia at elevations of 1500 to 2000 meters

CultureEdit

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

NamingEdit

Common Names: The Bat-Like Dracula

SynonymsEdit

  1. MasdevaIIia chimaera Linden & Andd. 1873 non Rchb.f
  2. *Masdevallia nycterina Rchb. f. 1873

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.