Eleorchis

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Eleorchis
Eleorchis japonica 1.JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Arethuseae
Subtribe: Arethusinae
Genus: Eleorchis
F.Maek.
Binomial name
Eleorchis japonica
(A.Gray) Maek.
Synonyms[1]
  • Arethusa japonica A.Gray
  • Bletilla japonica (A.Gray) Schltr.
  • Eleorchis conformis Maek.

Eleorchis, abbreviated Elo in trade journals, is the a genus of terrestrial orchids (family Orchidaceae). As of June 2014, it contains only one recognized species, Eleorchis japonica, native to Japan and to the Kuril Islands.[1]

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External links[edit]

  • Media related to Eleorchis at Wikimedia Commons
  • Data related to Eleorchis at Wikispecies