Pelexia minarum (Kraenzl.) Schltr. 1920 Drawing by © Kranzlin and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name The Minas Gerais Pelexia [A state of Brazil]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Minas Gerais Brazil as a small sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial orchid without leaves at blooming which occurs on a terminal, erect, 10.8 to 11.2" [27 to 28 cm] long, generally thin, 6 to 7 widely amplexicaul, slightly imbricate, acute, laxly glandulous-pilose towards the apex sheaths cylindrical, many flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, long-acuminate, longer than the flowers floral bracts.

Synonyms Pachygenium minarum (Kraenzl.) Szlach., R.González & Rutk. 2001; Stenorrhynchos minarum Kraenzl. 1911

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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