Stelis barbae Schltr. 1923 SECTION Stelis

Drawing by Schlechter and The Epidendra Website

LATE EARLY

Common Name The Bearded? Stelis

Flower Size

Found in Cartago province of Costa Rica on Mt carpenteria 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 ;

*Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 19: 94. Schlechter 1923 drawing fide;

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