Lepanthes stelidilabia Luer & R.Escobar 1991 SECTION Lepanthes SUBSECTION Lepanthes SERIES Lepanthes 1993 Photo by Andres Posada and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Common Name The Stelis Like Lip Lepanthes

Flower Size .16 [4 mm]

Found in Antioquia Colombia at elevations around 2430 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing epiphyte with slender, erect ramicauls enveloped by around 7, close fitting, glabrous, nervose, compressed tubular sheaths with somewhat expanded apicesand carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptical, subacute, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms on an erect, loose, distichous, lengthening over time, to 2 [5 cm] long including the .6 [1.5 cm] long peduncle, successively several flowered inflorescence .


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orquideologia 18: 146 Luer & Escobar1991 drawing fide; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 5 COS 1994 photo fide; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXXII Luer 2012 drawing fide;