Eltroplectris triloba (Lindl.) Pabst 1974 Photo by © Dalton Holland Baptista © and Orchidstudium

Full shade Cool FallWinter EARLYSpring

Common Name The Trilobed Eltroplectris

Flower Size

Found in Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina in low forests as a medium to large sized, cool growing terrestrial with glabrous, dark green, elliptical-ovate, 4 to 6" pseudo-petiolate base leaves that blooms in the fall through early spring on a 16" [40 cm] long, few flowered, erect inflorescence with 6 to 7, lanceolate bracts and linear, acute, as long as the ovary floral bracts.

Synonyms Centrogenium trilobum (Lindl.) Schltr. 1920; Ochyrella triloba (Lindl.) Szlach. & R.González 1996; *Pelexia triloba Lindl.1840;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Refugium Botanicum Reichenbach 1872 as Pelexia triloba drawing fide; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915 as Pelexia triloba; Flora Brasilica fasc 8 Vol XII II 13-43 Orchidaceae Hoehne 1945 as Centrogenium trilobum; Flora Brasilica fasc 8 Vol XII II 13-43 Orchidaceae Illustrations Hoehne 1945 as Centrogenium triloba drawing fide; Orchidaceae Brasilense Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 41 pg 2565 - 2625 Brieger 2001 drawing fide as Ochyrella triloba drawing ok; Genera Orchidaceaerum Vol 3 Orchioideae Part 2 Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2003 drawing fide; 100 Orquideas Argentinas Freuler 2005 photo fide; Orquideas Da Chapada Diamantina Brito & Cribb 2005 drawing/photo fide; Orquidees du Bresil As Orquideas da Serra do Castelo Espirito Santo Brasil Chiron & Bolsanello 2015 drawing/photo fide