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Dracula verticulosa

Dracula verticulosa

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Dracula
Species: Drac. verticulosa
Alliance:
Binomial name
Dracula verticulosa
Luer & R. Escobar 1989


Dracula verticulosa is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Dracula.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms from winter to summer with a few 7.5 cm successive flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found in Colombia at elevations around 1800 to 1900 meters

CultureEdit

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.

VaritiesEdit

ImageNameDescription
Dracula verticulosa alba Dracula verticulosa var alba Sepals are white with yellow near the center. Lip is white.

NamingEdit

Common Names: The Small whorled Dracula

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