Eltroplectris dalessandroi Dodson 1994 Photo by © Alexander Hirtz

TYPE Drawing Drawing by Dodson and The Epidendra Website

Common Name Dalessandro's Electroplectris [Ecuadorian Orchide Enthusiast current]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Loja Ecuador at elevations of 1250 to 1500 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing terrestrial with a basal rosette of adpressed to the ground, broadly elliptic, obtuse, dark green with silver venation, cuneate below into the short petiolate base leaves that blooms in the summer, fall and winter on a terminal, erect, with 8 to 10 loosely adpressed, acuminate, decreasing in size upwards, to 6" [to 15 cm] long, loosely several flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Ochyrella dalessandroi (Dodson) Szlach. & R.González 1996

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orquideología Vol 19 #2 pg 140-142 Dodson 1994 drawing fide; Flora of Ecuador Vol 87 225[3] Dodson & Luer 2010 drawing fide;