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Orchid Species: Elleanthus lepidus

Kew currently accepted name is Elleanthus caravata

Elleanthus lepidus is an orchid species identified by (Rchb.f.) Rchb.f. in 1881. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Elleanthus caravata.
Genus
Elleanthus (Ell.)
Grex
lepidus
Parents
Species
Author
(Rchb.f.) Rchb.f.
Year
1881
ORIGIN: Found in The Windward Islands, French Guiana, Surinam, Guyana, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia in mossy primary wet forests at elevations around 200 to 1600 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Medium to large sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte or terrestrial with reed like, terete, slender, hairy stems carrying several, plicate and heavily pleated, hairy beneath, linear-lanceolate, long-acuminate, basally clasping leaves and blooms in the late spring through early fall on an apical corymb and carry several to many flowers that open successively over a few days and are almost enveloped by the elongate, reddish purple floral bracts .

FLOWER SIZE: 0.6 inches [1.5 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Elleanthus Ell caravata 1881 (Aubl.) Rchb.f.
Add+ Cymbidium Cym hirsutum 1805 Willd.
Add+ Epidendrum Epi hirsutum 1810 (Willd.) Poir. in J.B.A.M.de Lamarck
Add+ Evelyna Evelyna lepida 1859 Rchb.f.
Add+ Evelyna Evelyna caravata 1861 (Aubl.) Lindl.
Add+ Sobralia Sob caravata 1833 (Aubl.) Lindl.
Add+ Serapias Srps caravata 1775 Aubl.
Most awarded/recent cultivars: Ell. caravata 'NYBG' (2 awards from 2002 to 2005) Ell. caravata 'Woodstream' (1998)
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