Dracula soennemarkii Luer & Dalström 2012 SUBSECTION Dracula SERIES Grandiflorae-Parvilabiatae Photo by © The Ecuagenera Website

TYPE Drawing TYPE Drawing by © Dalström and The Epidendra Website

Full Shade Cool Summer

Common Name Sonnenmark's Dracula [Swedish Orchid Enthusiast and discoverer of species current]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm] wide

Found in Ecuador without collection data a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with very thick roots giving rise to stout, erect ramicauls enveloped by loose, tubular sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, thinly coriaceous, elliptical, acute, cuneate below into the condupicate, shortly petiolate base leaf that blooms in the summer on a more or less horizontal, arising from the base of the ramicaul, peduncle sparsely bracted, to 8" [20 cm] long, loose, successively single, few flowered inflorescence with tubular acute floral bracts


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Harvard Pap. Bot. 17(2): 341-343 Luer & Dalström 2012 drawing fide;