Dracula benedictii

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Dracula benedictii
plate in:
Florence H. Woolward - The Genus Masdevallia


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Epidendroideae
Tribus: Epidendreae
Subtribus: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Dracula
Subgenus: Dracula subg. Dracula
Sectio: Dracula sect. Dracula
Subsectio: Dracula subsect. Dracula
Series: Dracula ser. Parviflorae
Species: Dracula benedictii


Dracula benedictii (Rchb.f.) Luer, Selbyana 2: 194 (1978)


  • Basionym
  • Heterotypic
    • Masdevallia troglodytes E.Morren, Ann. Hort. Belge Étrangère 27: 97 (1877)
    • Dracula troglodytes (E.Morren) Luer, Selbyana 2: 198 (1978)
    • Dracula hubeinii Luer, Phytologia 47: 60 (1980)
    • Dracula benedictii var. hubeinii (Luer) Hermans, Orchid Digest 61(4): 10 (1997)


Native distribution areas

Display the range areas:

  • Continental: Southern America 
    • Regional: Western South America
      • Colombia.

References: Brummitt, R.K. (2001) TDGW – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

Vernacular names[edit]

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