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Longclaw orchid
Eltroplectris calcarata (as Neottia calcarata) - Curtis' 62 (N.S. 9) pl. 3403 (1835).jpg
1835 illustration
Scientific classification
Genus:
Eltroplectris
Species:
calcarata
Synonyms
  • Neottia calcarata Sw.
  • Stenorrhynchos calcaratum (Sw.) Rich.
  • Collea calcarata (Sw.) Lindl.
  • Pelexia calcarata (Sw.) Cogn. in I.Urban
  • Centrogenium calcaratum (Sw.) Schltr.
  • Spiranthes calcarata (Sw.) JimĂ©nez
  • Eltroplectris acuminata Raf.
  • Pelexia domingensis Lindl.
  • Pelexia setacea Lindl.
  • Pelexia setacea var. glabra Cogn.
  • Centrogenium setaceum (Lindl.) Schltr.
  • Centrogenium rademarkeri Ruschi & la Gasa

Eltroplectris calcarata, the longclaw orchid, is a terrestrial species of orchid. It is native to Florida, Bahamas, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Windward Islands, Trinidad, Suriname, Venezuela, Colombia, Peru, Brazil, and Paraguay.

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