Pelexia robusta (Kraenzl.) Schltr. 1920 TYPE Drawing of Stenorrhynchos robustum Kraenzl. 1911 by Kraenzlin and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Website

Common Name The Robust Pelexia

Flower Size

Found in eastern Brazil as a small sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial orchid with an erect stem carrying 3 to 4, basal, oblong, sharply acute, leaf-like bracts and a few, oblong-lanceolate, acuminate, white margined, the wide base vaginate and subsessile below into the base leaves that blooms on a terminal, erect, to 10.8" [27 cm] long, rachis 2 to 2.3" [5 to 6 cm] long, distichous, to 15 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Pachygenium robustum (Kraenzl.) Szlach. 2001; *Stenorrhynchos robustum Kraenzl. 1911

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica fasc 8 Vol XII II 13-43 Orchidaceae Hoehne 1945; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 2 Pabst & Dungs 1977

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