Elleanthus blatteus

Elleanthus blatteus

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Arethuseae
SubTribe: Sobraliinae
Genus: Elleanthus
Species: Ellnth. blatteus
Binomial name
Elleanthus blatteus
Garay 1978

Elleanthus blatteus is a member of the genus Elleanthus


Plants blooms in the fall with several 1 cm wide flowers.


Plant are found growing in the montane forest of Ecuador and Peru at elevations of 1100 to 2600 meters


Grow in partial to full sun in intermediate temperatures. Plants can be grown in sandy soil or bark with perlite. Keep the mix moist but not wet. Never let the mix dry out for long periods.


Common Name: The Cockroach-Like Elleanthus

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