Eltroplectris kuhlmanniana (Hoehne) Szlach. & Rutk. 2008

TYPE Drawing by Hoehne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name Kuhlmann's Eltroplectris [Original Collector of Species 1900's]

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Espirito Santo state of Brazil in xerophytic fields at elevations of 300 to 700 meters as a medium sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial with an erect, slender stem carrying 1 to 2 basal ovate-subrounded, shortly acute, mucronate, 7 nerved, atteenuate below into the pseudopetiolate base leaves that blooms in the fall on an elongate, 14 to 16" [35 to 40 cm] long overall, rachis 2.4" [6 cm] long, puberulent, laxly few to several flowered inflorescence with distant, membraneous, tubular bracts and linear-lanceolate, acuminate, slightly pilose, shorter than the ovary floral bracts

Synonyms *Centrogenium kuhlmannianum Hoehne 1944

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII II 13-43 Hoehne 1945 as Centrogenium kuhlmannianum ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII II 13-43 Illustrations Hoehne 1945 as Centrogenium kuhlmannianum drawing fide; Orchidaceae Brasilense Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing fide; Orquidees du Bresil As Orquideas da Serra do Castelo Espirito Santo Brasil Chiron & Bolsanello 2015 drawing/photo fide

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