Dracula-saulii-2023-02-14 *SITF confirms this plant is Dracula saulii (Apr 2023).

The sepals, petals and caudae match the description of Dracula saulii. The key characteristic of D. saulii, besides the velutinous hairs covering the flower, is the unusual length of the dorsal cauda compared to the lateral caudae; in D.  saulii, the dorsal tail is two to three times shorter than the length of the lateral tails; the dorsal cauda on this plant may not be quite half, but it is definitely much shorter than the lateral caudae. The only other species that appears close is D. adrianae, but all the caudae seem to be about the same length, as shown in the drawing.

Posted on Feb 14, 2023

Four fuzzy flowers and two developing buds on six pendant inflorescences, on a 17 cm by 26 cm plant mounted on a sphagnum attached to a porous ceramic tube; sepals fused, white marked chestnut on reve...

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Dracula incognita

Posted on Apr 2, 2016

Dracula incognita Luer & R.Escobar, Amer. Orchid Soc. Bull. 58: 1006 (1989).This name is accepted.Award 20162317 Pac CentralDracula incognita, Award 20162317, has beenconfirmed to be Dracula incog...

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