Dracula woolwardiae

Dracula woolwardiae

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Dracula
Species: Drac. woolwardiae
Binomial name
Dracula woolwardiae
(F. Lehm. ex Kraenzl.) Luer 1978

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

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