Elleanthus cinnabarinus Garay 1969 SECTION Virgatae Garay 1969

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Common Name The Vermillion Elleanthus

Flower Size

Found in Antioquia Colombia at elevations around 3100 meters as a large sized, cold growing terrestrial with erect, leafy stems carrying linear, acuminate, serrulate margined leaves that blooms in the late winter and early spring on a terminal, pendulous, peduncle to .4" [1 cm] long, sub racemose, 2 flowered inflorescencewith glumaceous bracts and carrying remote, campanulate flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orquideología 4: 14. Garay 1969 drawing/photo fide; Native Colombia Orchids Vol 5 COS 1994 photo fide; Orquideas Del Valle de Aburra Medellin Colombia COS 2014 photo fide;