Eltroplectris brachycentron Szlach. 1995 Drawing by Szlachetko and Eltroplectris brachycentron Szlachetko (Orchidaceae), a new orchid species from Bolivia

Common Name The Short Spur Electroplectris

Flower Size .16" [4 mm]

Found in Bolivia at elevations around 900 to 1000 meters as a small sized, warm growing terrestrial with an erect, delicate, glabrous stem carrying 8, cauline, herbaceous, transparent, membraneous, acute, adnate to the stem, lower longer, upper shorter than the internodes bracts and carries no leaves that blooms in the winter on a terminal, erect, 5" [12.5 cm] long, lax, 25 to 30 flowered inflorescence with ovate-lanceolate, acuminate, 3 nerved, lower longer than the ovaries upper ones equal in length floral bracts.

Synonyms Ochyrella brachycentron (Szlach.) Szlach. & R.González 1996

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Novon 5: 375 Schlachenko 1995 drawings fide;