Stelis antioquiensis Schltr. 1920Drawing by Rudolf Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation At the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

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Common Name The Antioquia Stelis [refers to the species location]

Flower Size .18 [4.5 mm]

Found in Antioquia Colombia and Ecuador at elevations around 2300 meters as a medium sized, cold growing epiphyte with a slender, erect ramicaul enveloped by a tubular sheath near the middle and another at the base and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, lanceolate-oblong, acuminate, narrowing below int othe petiolate base leaf that blooms in the late summer and early fall on 2 to 4, very slender, secund, 6 to 8 [15 to 20 cm] long , laxly many flowered inflorescence with ovate-cucullate, acuminate floral bracts.

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 7: 83 Schlechter 1920 drawing fide

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