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Dracula tubeana (Rchb.f.) Luer

Named in honor of Herr M. Tube, nurseryman in Dresden, Saxony, and formerly chief gardener for Herr Hofrath Kiel in Leipzig, who for many years provided Reichenbach with much valuable orchid material.

 

Subgenus: Dracula

Section: Dracula

Subsection: Dracula

 

Plant ID: 00058(left one)

 

Additional Information: Endemic on the cool, western slopes of Pichincha of Ecuador from 1,000 feet (300 m) to 6,500 feet (2,000 m).

 

Synonyms:

Masdevallia tubeana Rchb.f.

Masdevallia tarantula Luer

Dracula tarantula (Luer) Luer