Stenia lillianae Jenny ex D.E.Benn. & Christenson 1994

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Photos by Franco Pupulin, Used under permission of Epidendra Website CR


Common Name Liliana's Stenia [Liliana Severn Orchid Enthusiast current]

Flower Size 1.6" [4 cm]

Found in Peru at elevations of 1100 to 1600 meters as a miniature to small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a fan-shaped leaf clusters with narrow to broadly oblanceolate, abrutly acute at the obtuse apex, attenuate below into the conduplicate, petiollate base leaves that blooms at most any time of the year on 1 to several successive, axillary, pendant, slender, terete, 1.2" [3 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Stenia lillianae R. Jenny 1989

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; *Brittonia 46(1): 46. 1994; Icones Orchidacearum Peruviarum Plate 588 Bennett & Christenson 1998 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 44-45 pg 2763 - 2898 Brieger 2001; Huntleyas and Related Orchids Harding 2008 photo fide; Orchid Species Of Peru Zelenko & Bermudez 2009 photo fide; Las Orquideas del Peru Izerskyy & Bezverhov 2011 photo fide; LANKESTERIANA 14(1) 2014