Elleanthus conchochilus is an orchid species identified by Schltr. in 1921. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Elleanthus conifer.
ORIGIN: Found in Colombia, Ecuador and Peru at elevations of 600 to 2200 meters.
DESCRIPTION: Small sized, warm to cold growing terrestrial or epiphyte at tree bases with pendent slender, cane-like, leafless below, loosely several leaves above stems carrying coriaceous, suberect, narrowly linear-elliptic, long acuminate, plicate, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the late winter and early spring on a terminal, cone-like then elongate, ovoid to cylindrical, slightly arcuate, to 3.2 [8 cm] long, densely many flowered inflorescence with spirally arranged, successively opening pink flowers.
FLOWER SIZE: 0.24 inches [6 mm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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