Dracula vinacea

Dracula vinacea

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Dracula
Species: Drac. vinacea
Binomial name
Dracula vinacea
Luer & R. Escobar 1978

Dracula vinacea is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Dracula.


Plant blooms in the spring and fall with a single 2.5 cm wide flower. The lip epichile of this species is distinguished by its inward curls.


Plants are found in the eastern cordillera of Boyaca, 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: The Wine Red Dracula

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