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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).

 

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