Dracula spectrum syn. platycrater

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Product information "Dracula spectrum syn. platycrater"
Name: Dracula spectrum, (Rchb.f.) A.Doucette

Dracula lowii,  (Rolfe) Luer 1978
Dracula platycrater,
(Rchb. f.) Luer 1978
Masdevallia lowii,
Rolfe 1890
Masdevallia platycrater,
Rchb. f. 1886
Masdevallia spectrum,
Rchb.f. 1875


spectrum = several meanings possible
1. figure, image
2. ghost. appearance
3. eye illusion
4. broken down into colors of light (in the sense of colorful)

platycrater = equipped with a wide maw

Propagation: divisions
Origin: Colombia

epiphytic in the cloud forest of the Andes of Colombia, at altitudes from 1500m to 2000m


This species was offered as Dracula platycrater for a long time. New examinations have shown that Dracula platycrater is only a synonym of Dracula spectrum.
The flowers of Dracula spectrum are about 10cm in diameter and are terminal on erect, horizontal or rarely pendulous panicles.

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