Eltroplectris longicornu (Cogn.) Pabst 1974 Drawing by Hoehne as Centrogenium longicornu

As Pelexia longicornu Drawing by Cogniaux

Common Name The Long Horned Electroplectris [refers to the spur]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Minas Gerais and Mato Grosso states of Brazil as a small to medium sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with leaves that are not present at blooming and no reference as to what they are, that blooms in the winter on an erect terminal, 4 to 14" [10 to 35 cm] long, rachis short, pale rose to clear rose, few floewred inflorescence enveloped by 5 to 6, membraneous, glabrous, long-amplexicaule, tubular, strongly appressed bracts and oval-lanceolate, long-acuminate, glabrous, shorter than the ovary floral bracts.

Synonyms Centrogenium longicornu (Cogn.) Schltr. 1920; Ochyrella longicornu (Cogn.) Szlach. & Rutk. 2008; *Pelexia longicornu Cogn. 1896

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