Kreodanthus elatus (L.O.Williams) Garay 1977 Drawing by Foldats

Collection sheetCollection by Jany Renz and the Wikipedia Website

Common Name The Beautiful Kreodanthus

Flower Size .24 [6 mm]

Found in Venezuela and Colombia at elevations around 2500 to 3200 meters as a medium to large sized, cold growing terrestrial with a decumbent basal becoming erect, apically subdensely leafy stems carrying lanceolate to elliptic-lanceolate, acute to shortly acuminate, shortly petiolate base leaves that blooms in the summer on a terminal, spicate, laxly many flowered inflorescence with membraneous, ovate-lanceolate, acuminate, as long as or shorter than the ovary floral bracts

Synonyms *Erythrodes elata L.O.Williams 1941

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora de Venezuela Foldats Volumen XV Part 1 1969 as Erythrodes elata drawing fide; Las Orquedias De El Salvador Vol 1 Hamer 1974 as Erythrodes secunda drawing/photo fide;