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Elleanthus hymenophorus (Scott Zona) 001.jpg
Elleanthus hymenophorus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Sobralieae
Genus: Elleanthus
  • Evelyna Poepp. & Endl.
  • Adeneleuterophora Barb.Rodr.
  • Adeneleuthera Kuntze in T.E.von Post
  • Epilyna Schltr.
  • Pseudelleanthus Brieger in F.R.R.Schlechter

Elleanthus is a genus of flowering plants from the orchid family, Orchidaceae. All the species are native to the warmer parts of the Western Hemisphere (Mexico, Central America, South America, West Indies).[1]

List of species in genus Elleanthus[2]

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  1. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ "Genus Elleanthus". Retrieved July 2013.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  • Berg Pana, H. 2005. Handbuch der Orchideen-Namen. Dictionary of Orchid Names. Dizionario dei nomi delle orchidee. Ulmer, Stuttgart
  • Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.C. & Rasmussen, F.N. (2006) Epidendroideae (Part One). Genera Orchidacearum 4: 598 ff. Oxford University Press

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