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Dracula houtteana (Rchb.f.) Luer

Named in honor of M. Van Houtte of Ghent, Belgium, who "entertained a very cordial friendship for his young countryman" Patin from whom he had received living plants.

 

Subgenus: Dracula

Section: Dracula

Subsection: Dracula

 

Plant ID: 01308

 

Additional Information: A variable species-complex found in Colombia from 5,900 feet (1,800 m) to 8,000 feet (2,440 m).

 

Synonyms:

Masdevallia houtteana Rchb.f.

Masdevallia callifera Schltr.

Masdevallia carderiopsis Kraenzl.

Masdevallia carderi var. mosquerae Lehm & Kraenzl.

Masdevallia mosquerae Lehm. & Kraenzl.

Dracula callifera (Schltr.) Luer

Dracula careriopsis (Kraenzl.) Luer

Dracula mosquerae (Lehm. & Kraenzl.) Luer