Pelexia lindmanii Kraenzl. 1911

Plant in situ Misiones Argentina Photos by © Josť A. Radins and his The Flora of Misiones Blog Website

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Common Name Lindman's Pelexia

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in southeastern Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina as a medium sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial orchid with basal, erect, thinly membraneous, oblong, acute, abruptly contracted below into the pseudo-petiolate base leaves that blooms in the late spring on a terminal, erect, 18" to 20" [45 to 50 cm] long, rachis to 10" [to 25 cm] long, 20 to 35 flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, acuminate, as long as the ovary floral bracts.

Synonyms Pelexia stictophylla Schltr. 1925

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Fasc 8 Vol XII II 13-43 Orchidaceae Hoehne 1945; Flora Brasilica Fasc 8 Vol XII II 13-43 Orchidaceae Illustrations Hoehne 1945 drawing fide;

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