Dracula pileus

Dracula pileus

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

Dracula pileus is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Dracula.


Plant blooms in the winter with a single 3.5 cm wide flower.


Plants are found growing in western Colombia.


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: umbrella-shaped cap Dracula

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