Dracula woolwardiae is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Dracula.
Plant blooms in the winter to spring with a several successive 10 cm wide flower.
The species was discovered by Consul Lehmann in Ecuador.
Plants are found in the western montane forest of Ecuador at elevations around 1200 to 1850 meters
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.
Etymology: This species was named after Miss Florence Woolward who was the first to study and depict the genus Masdevallia.
Common Names: Woolward's Dracula
- Masdevallia woolwardiae F. Lehm. ex Kraenzl. 1899