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Clear Mountain Garden TreasuresDracula vampira

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inflorescence
A flowering shoot with more than one flower.
Inflorescences may be branched or unbranched.
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A flowering shoot with more than one flower.
Inflorescences may be branched or unbranched.
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Dracula vampira

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Dracula vampira 'Bella Lugosi' FCC/RHS
Family Orchidaceae
Name Dracula vampira
Abbreviation Drac.
Etymology
Dracula From dimunitive form of Latin draco meaning dragon, to mean little dragon, referring to the strange aspect of the two long spurs of the sepals.
vampira From Latin vampirus meaning vampire.

  See also:  Masdevallia

This Dracula produces flowers that face downwards. It must be grown in a basket or pot with lots of holes to allow the downward growing inflorescences to exit the pot and flower. It comes from high country cloud forests of Ecuador.


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