Stelis colombiana Ames 1922 Drawing by Ames and The Epidendra Website

Common Name The Colombian Stelis

Flower Size .12 [3 mm]

Found in Cauca Colombia at elevations of 2500 to 3000 meters as a miniature sized, cold growing epiphyte with erect, slender ramicauls enveloped by a close, tubular sheath above the middle and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptic-oblong, obtuse, narrowly cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the winter on 1 to 2, erect, thin, 2.8 [7 cm] long including the peduncle, many flowered inflorescence with obliquely infundibuliform , acute floral bracts.

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Schedul. Orch. 1: 4-5 Ames 1922 drawing fide;

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