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Dracula pholeodytes Luer & Escobar

From the Greek pholeodytes, "one who lurks in a cave", in allusion to the appearance of the central apparatus within the deeply cupped, black interior of the flower.


Subgenus: Dracula

Section: Dracula

Subsection: Dracula


Additional Information: Apparently endemic in a small area of forested valley in the Eastern Cordillera of Colombia at altitudes of around 8,200 feet (2,500 m).