Eltroplectris cogniauxiana (Schltr.) Pabst 1974 Photo by Dalton Holland Baptista and Orchidstudium

Part shade Warm

Common Name Cogniaux's Eltroplectris [French orchid botanist late 1800's early 1900's]

Flower Size 3/8" [9 mm]

Found in Goias state of Brazil as a small to medium sized, warm growing terrestrial with two ovoid tubers one much smaller than the other giving rise to an erect, thin stem partially enveloped by lanceolate, acute sheaths that blooms on an erect, 6" [15 cm] long, several flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Centrogenium cogniauxianum Schltr. 1920; Ochyrella cogniauxiana (Schltr.) Szlach. & Rutk. 2008; Pelexia longicornu var. minor Cogn. 1906

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Fasc 8 Vol XII II 13-43 Orchidaceae Hoehne 1945 as Centrogenium cogniauxianum; Flora Brasilica Fasc 8 Vol XII II 13-43 Orchidaceae Illustrations Hoehne 1945 as Centrogenium cogniauxianum drawing ok; Orchidaceae Brasilense Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing fide;