Stelis brenesii Schltr. 1923Type Sheet and Drawing by © Schlechter/Ames and The Epidendra Website

Common Name Brenes’ Stelis [Costa Rican Botanist earlier 1900’s]

Flower Size

Found in Costa Rica in humid forests at elevations around 1075 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with erct, slender ramicauls enveloped by 2 to 3 sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, oblanceolate-elliptic, obtuse, gradually narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms on 1 to 2, erect, 2.4” [6 cm] long including the peduncle, sublaxly many flowered inflorescence

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 19: 172 Schlechter 1923

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