Elleanthus purpureus (Rchb.f.) Rchb.f. 1862Photo by Ecuagenera and their Ecuador Orchid Website

Partial sun Cold

Common Name or Meaning The Purple Elleanthus

Flower Size

Found in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia as a cold growing terrestrial

Synonyms *Evelyna purpurea Rchb.f. 1852

References W3 Tropicos, Native Colombian Orchids Vol 2 COS 1991 photo not; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 4 COS 1994 photo not