Dracula barrowii Luer 2002 SUBGENUS Dracula SECTION Dracula SUBSECTION Dracula SERIES Parviflorae

Lip Detail

Photos by Gary Meyer and his Dracula Species Database

Common Name Barrow's Dracula [English Orchid Enthusiast Current]

Flower Size 1" x 3" [2.5 cm x 7.5 cm]

Apparently comes from Peru although it has never been found there. Grown and described from a plant in England that came from Peru. A small sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with erect, stout ramicauls enveloped basally by 2 to 3 loose, tubular sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, carinate, very narrowly ovbovate, subacute, gradually narrowing below into the conduplicate, subpetiolate base leaf that blooms in the winter on a stout, suberect to horizontal, 1.4" [3.5 cm] long, successively few flowered, racemose inflorecence arising from low on the ramicaul and carrying a tubular floral bract.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Pleurothhallidinarum Vol XXIV A First New Century Of Stelis in Ecuador Part One Luer 2002 drawing fide; Orchid Species of Peru Zelenko Bermudez 2009 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 81 #11 2012 photo fide; Orchids Masdevallia with its segregates including Dracula Zelenko 2014 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 85 #2 2016 photo fide;