FANDOM


Dracula octavioi

Dracula octavioi

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


Dracula octavioi is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Dracula.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms from spring to fall with 2.5 cm wide flowers.

This species is distinguished by its long thin leaves, long dark thin tails, and pale flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing on the eastern Andes slopes in southwestern Colombia at elevations around 2300 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: Octavio's Dracula

ReferencesEdit

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

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.