Stelis anchorilabia O.Duque 2010

Plant and flowers

Type Drawing Photos/Drawing by © Duque and The Epidendra Website

Common Name The Anchor Like Lip Stelis

Flower Size diminutuive

Found in Antioquia Colombia in moss at elevations around 1700 meters as a medium sized, cool growing terrestrial with terete, erect ramicauls with a tubular sheath near the middle and 2 to 3 others at the base and carrying a single, erect, coriaceous, elliptical, mucronate apically, cuneate below into the long-petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall on 1 to 2, erect, distichous, to 1.68" [4.2 cm] long including the 1.2” [3 cm] long peduncle, laxly many flowered inflorescence arising through a spathe from an annulus below the apex of the ramicaul .

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orquideología 27(1):5 Duque 2010 drawing fide

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