Stenoptera ciliaris C.Schweinf. 1941

Plant and Flowers Photos by Rebecca Repasky and The Atrium Biodiversity Information System Website

Part shade Warm Cold

Common Name The Ciliate Stenoptera

Flower Size

Found in Peru in cloud forests at elevations around 750 to 2000 meters as a large sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with a stout glabrous below, densely tomentose above stem with 4, crowded, near the baseovat to elliptic-oblong, basally to oblong-lanceolate above,abruptly acute to shortly acuminate, narrowing below into a sheathing base leaves that blooms on a terminal, erect, 29.6" [74 cm] long, rachis elongate-cylindric, 10.8" [27cm] long, subdense many flowered inflorescence with ovate-lanceolate, long acuminate, densely tomentulose, slightly shorter than the flower floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Peru Vol 1 Schweinfurth 1958 drawing good