Stenotyla lankesteriana (Pupulin) Dressler 2005

Color Form Photo courtesy of Franco Pupulin.

Full Shade WarmSpring

Common Name Lancaster's Stenotyla [American Botanist in Costa Rica 1900's]

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found only in Costa Rica and Panama in moist forests at elevations around 1400 meters as a miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with a short stem carrying 3 to 5, subcoriaceous, oblanceolate to linear-lanceolate, acute, slightly undulate margins, contracted below into the conduplicate, petiolate base leaves that blooms in the spring on 1 to 2, lateral, terete, 1.25 to 1.65" [3.2 to 4.2 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Chondrorhyncha lankesteriana Pupulin 2000

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; Lindleyana 15: 21. 2000 as Chondrorhyncha lankesteriana; Manual De Plantas de Costa Rica Volumen 3 Hammel, Grayum, Herrera and Zamora 2003 as Chondrorhyncha lankesteriana; *Lankesteriana 5: 96. 2005; Vanishing Beauty, Native Costa Rican Orchids Vol 1 Pupulin 2005 as Chondrorhyncha lankesteriana photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 75 No 4 2006 photo; Huntleyas and Related Orchids Harding 2008 photo fide

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