Stelis londonnii O.Duque 1997Drawing by © Duque and The Epidendra Website

Common Name Londono's Stelis [Colombian Rogelio Londono, Orchid Enthusiast current]

Flower Size

Found in Antioquia Colombia at elevations around 1000 meters as a miniature to small sized, warm growing epiphyte with erect, slender ramicauls enveloped by tubular sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptical, subobtuse, tridenticulate, cuneate below into the channeled petiolate base leaf that blooms in the winter on an erect, distichous, strongly fractiflex, to 4.8" [to 12 cm] long including the short peduncle, mostly simultaneously many flowered inflorescence arising through a spathe with large, navicular, acute floral bracts.

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orquideología 20(3): 352–353, 363, pl. 12, 1 Duque 1997 drawing fide; Orchidaceae Stelis Swartz A Compendium Duque 2008 Drawing fide;

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