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Dracula ophioceps Luer & Escobar

From the Greek ophioceps, "like the head of a snake", in allusion to the appearance of the pendant flower.


Subgenus: Dracula

Section: Dracula

Subsection: Costatae


Plant ID: 01125


Clonal Name: 'Free Spirit'

Award: CBR/AOS on 6-19-2004 at the Great Lakes Judging Center


Additional Information: Discovered only once in the mountains above Popayán in Colombia at an altitude of around 5,250 feet (1,600 m).