Dracula andreettae var. xanthina

  • severe
  • yes
  • Windowsill/Winter garden
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Product information "Dracula andreettae var. xanthina"
Name: Dracula andreettae, (Luer) Luer 1978 var. xanthina

Masdevallia andreettae, Luer 1978


andreettae = Father Andreetta, Ecuadorian priest and orchid lover

Propagation: divisions
Origin: Ecuador

epiphytic on wet, mossy trees at elevations from 2000 to 2500m in the Pacific Andes.


The type originates from the first collection by Padre Angel Andretta & A. Hirtz, and first flowered in Cuenca. Luer found Dracula andreettae again on July 12, 1977 in Carcha, Ecuador, and described it first as Masdevallia andreettae. A short time later, he transferred it to the genus Dracula, which he founded.
Dracula andreettae can produce 20-25cm long pendulous inflorescence stems with up to 2 flowers per stem, flower size is highly variable at 12 -20cm

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