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

Common Name The Long Petal Stelis

Flower Size

Found in Antioquia Colombia at elevations around 2500 meters as a miniature sized, cold growing epiphyte with erect, slender ramicauls enveloped by tubular sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptical-oblong, obtuse, tridenticulate, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the winter on an erect, distichous, loosely, to 3.04" [to 7.6 cm] long including the 1.6" [4 cm] long peduncle, mostly simultaneously many flowered inflorescence with cucullate, apiculate floral bracts.

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orquideología 20(3): 353–355, pl. 5, f.4–6; pl. 12, f. 2 Duque 1997 drawing fide; Orchidaceae Stelis Swartz A Compendium Duque 2008 Drawing fide;

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