Stelis barbae Schltr. 1923 Drawing by Schlechter and The Epidendra Website

LATE EARLY

Common Name The Bearded? Stelis

Flower Size

Found in Costa Rica at elevations around 1400 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with erect slender ramicauls enveloped by 2 to 3 tubular sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, oblanceolate, obtuse, narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the late fall and early winter on a decurved, 1.58 [3.7 cm] long including the .48 [1.2 cm] long setiform peduncle, laxly several flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Schltr., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 19: 94. 1923 drawing fide;

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