Eltroplectris schlechteriana (Porto & Brade) Pabst 1974 Photo by Gustavo Righelato

Another Flower Photo by Dalton Holland Baptista and Orchidstudium

Inflorescence Photo by Ricardo Luis Penz and his Orchid Website

Fragrance Full shade Cool Fall

Common Name Schlechter's Eltroplectris [German orchid botanist 1900's]

Flower Size 2.5" [6.25 cm]

Found in southern Brazil and Misiones Argentina in primary forests and dense secondary forests at lower elevations as a small sized, cool growing terrestrial with 1 to 2, erect, basally rose to whitish becoming greenish, dark green with isolated spots, elongate petiolate leaves that blooms in the fall on an erect, pubescent inflorescence carrying fragrant flowers

Synonyms *Centrogenium schlechterianum Porto & Brade 1938 publ. 1940

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica fasc 8 Vol XII II 13-43 Orchidaceae Hoehne 1945 as Centrogenium schlecterianum; Flora Brasilica fasc 8 Vol XII II 13-43 Orchidaceae Illustrations Hoehne 1945 as Centrogenium schlecterianum drawing fide; Orchidaceae Brasilense Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing fide; 100 Orquideas Argentinas Freuler 2005 photo fide; Orquidees du Bresil As Orquideas da Serra do Castelo Espirito Santo Brasil Chiron & Bolsanello 2015 drawing/photo fide