Dracula cordobae

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Dracula cordobae


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 cordobae


Dracula cordobae Luer, Selbyana 5: 146 (1979)


Native distribution areas

Display the range areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Western South America
      • Ecuador. (Endemic to wet forests in South Western Ecuador, from 800 meters to 1000 meters.)

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


  • The plant was named by Carlyle August Luer in the year 1979 after its discoverer, Clever Cordoba of Guayaquil, Ecuador.
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