Pelexia ecuadorensis Schltr. 1921 Drawing by Dodson and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website


Common Name The Ecuadorian Pelexia

Flower Size .2" 5 mm]

Found in Ecuador in wet montane forests at elevations 2500 meters as a medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with 5, in a basal rosette, ovate, acuminate, abruptly narrowing below into the channeled petiolate base leaves that blooms in the spring on an erect, terminal, to 19.2" [to 48 cm] long overall, rachis, 5" [12.5 cm] long, loosely several flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Ecuador No 9 225[1] Garay 1978; Icones Plantarum Tropicarum Plate 198 Dodson 1980 drawing fide; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 4 Dodson 2003 photo fide;