Dracula cordobae

From Wikispecies
Jump to: navigation, search
Dracula cordobae


Taxonavigation: Asparagales
Classification System: APG III (down to family level)

Main Page
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)


  • Luer, C.A., (1979). Selbyana 5(2): 146–147.
  • Luer, C.A., (1993). Icones Pleurothallidinarum, Vol.X - Systematics of Dracula in Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanic Garden, volume 46: pp.  64-65. ISSN 0164-1542
  • Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.C. & Rasmussen, F.N. (2006) Epidendroideae (Part One). Genera Orchidacearum 4: 349 ff. Oxford University Press
  • Govaerts, R. et al. (2012) Dracula cordobae in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2012 Dec. 13.
  • Tropicos.org: (2012) Dracula cordobae Published on the internet. Accessed: 2012 Dec. 13.
  • International Plant Names Index (2012) Dracula cordobae . Published on the Internet. Accessed 13. Dec. 2012.


  • The plant was named by Carlyle August Luer in the year 1979 after its discoverer, Clever Cordoba of Guayaquil, Ecuador.
  • Endemic to wet forests in South Western Ecuador, from 800 meters to 1000 meters.
For more multimedia, look at Dracula cordobae on Wikimedia Commons.