Stenia angustilabia D.E.Benn. & Christenson 1998

Another Angle Photo by Pupulin, Used under permission of Epidendra Website CR


Common Name The Narrow Lip Stenia

Flower Size 5/8" [1.5 cm]

Found in Peru as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a fan of distichous, imbricate, leaf-bearing sheaths carrying oblanceolate, acute, attenuate to the conduplicate, subpetiolate base leaves that blooms in the spring on a short, axillary, terete, 2 3/4" [to 7 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with a single lanceolate bract near the middle and a subsimilar floral bract.


References W3 Tropicos,Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; *Lindleyana 13(2): 88. 1998; Icones Orchidacearum Peruviarum Plate 586 Bennett & Christenson 1998 drawing ok; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 44-45 pg 2763 - 2898 Brieger 2001; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 5 Dodson 2004 photo fide; Huntleya and Related Orchids Harding 2008 photo fide; Orquideas del Peru Freuler 2010 photo good