Dracula erythrochaete

not yet in bloom

Dracula erytrochaete       
taxonomy         described by (Reichenbach f.)  Luer, Carlyle August
  published in  Selbiana  2 ( 2 - 3 ) : 195    september 1978
  family Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Epidendreae 
  subtribe Pleurothallidinae
  genus  Dracula  Luer  1978

C3 pathway, stomata of the leaves are open during the day.

    (K.Silvera, L.S. Santiago, J.C. Cushman, K. Winter - International Symposium on Plant Biology, August 2013)
    soluble mineral nutriens are effective both, foliar or on the roots.
native of origins forests in Costa Rica (Alajuela, Cartago, S. Josè, Puntarenas, R. Ramon, Santa Elena),
    Panama (Bocas de Toro, Chiriquì, Boquete)
  altitude 1100 - 2850 m (3630 - 9400 ft)

climate informations from Cerro Punta (Chiriquì, Panama)

    Köppen climate classification : Af, humid tropical climate of the rainforest
    (no winter season, more abundant rainfall)
    the weather station data (temperatures are calculated for an altitude of 2000 m / 6600 ft) :
    Dracula erythrochaete a gr uk
  photoperiod  in Cerro Punta this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 12 h 34 m' to 11 h 26 m' 
  life form epiphyte
  brightness    low
inflorescence     length   
  nr flowers  
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ days     
CITES appendix II


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