Pelexia robusta (Kraenzl.) Schltr. 1920 Drawing 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 with 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