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Dracula radiella Luer

From the Latin radiellus, "a little radiating", referring to the radiating lamellae within the epichile of the lip, and the similarity to the large-flowered Dracula radiosa.

 

Subgenus: Dracula

Section: Dracula

Subsection: Dracula

 

Plant ID: 01885

 

Additional Information: Apparently endemic in the virgin forest along the new road to Maldonado in northwesternmost Ecuador at altitudes of 7,870 feet (2,400 m) to 8,200 feet (2,500 m).

 

Synonyms:

Masdevallia fulginosa Luer

Dracula fulginosa (Luer) Luer